Florence A. Vieau, Buffalo

Florence A. Vieau, age 89, of Buffalo passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 5, 2011, at Sunrise Cottages, Buffalo. 
Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, November 9, 2011, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Waverly, with Fr. Kenneth O’Hotto officiating. Burial followed at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends called from 4-7 p.m., Tuesday, at St. Mary’s Parish Center, Waverly, and at the church one hour prior to services. There was a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday. 
Florence Agnes Vieau was born January 20, 1922, in Browerville to John and Mary (Wrobel) Goligowski. She attended St. Joseph’s Catholic Elementary School in Browerville and was a 1939 graduate of Browerville High School. On May 24, 1952, she married Hector “Bob” Vieau at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Minneapolis. Florence and Bob farmed near Waverly until 1982 when they retired and moved to rural Maple Lake. Florence was a faithful member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Waverly, and St. Luke’s Catholic Church, Clearwater. Above all, Florence loved and cared for her family and enjoyed her grandchildren. She spent many happy hours dancing, sewing, and gardening. 
She will be lovingly missed by her five children, Rick of Waverly, Brian of Sauk Rapids, Joy (Wayne) Westphal of Vadnais Heights, Mona (Richard) Lehman of Blaine, Amy (Glenn) Steffen of Chanhassen; five grandchildren, Penny Westphal, Annie Lehman, Blake, Carter, and Abby Steffen; sisters, Albina Biermaier of Clarissa, Irene Benning of Clarissa, Mary (Ron) Nelson of Jenson Beach, FL, and brother, Herman (Norma) Goligowski of Carmichael, CA; also many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hector; brother, Roman Goligowski; and sisters, Justine Lopata, Catherine Carlson, and Tillie Brown.
The arrangements were entrusted to Dingmann Funeral Care of Maple Lake. Obituary, Guestbook & Video Tribute online at www.dingmannfuneral.com.