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Like, Mrs. Albert (Vivian) 1920-1996


Posted By: Janet Schuldt (email)
Date: 5/16/2020 at 16:12:39

Cherokee County Daily Times, Cherokee, Cherokee, Iowa Friday, March 29th, 1996 Page 5

Vivian G. Like

Vivian Getta Like, 75, of Cherokee, Iowa former longtime Peterson, Iowa resident passed away Wednesday, March 27, 1996, at 8:55 a.m. in the Sunset Knoll Retirement Home in Aurelia, Iowa.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 30 at 10 a.m. from the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Rev. William Cotten will officiate. Burial will be in the Oakland Cemetery at Peterson. There will be a family prayer service at 9:45 a.m. at the funeral home on Saturday. Visitation will be all day today, March 29 at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee with the family present from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home this evening.

Mrs. Like was born on October 11, 1920, in Spring Township, Cherokee County, Iowa to Ralph and Mildred (Ping) Rader. She graduated from Smithland High School in 1938 and married Albert R. Like on October 10, 1942, in South Sioux City, Nebraska.

She had resided at the Sunset Knoll Retirement Home in Aurelia for three and one-half years, prior to this in Cherokee for several years, and was originally from the Peterson area. She had worked as a psychiatric aide at the Cherokee Mental Health Institute for 20 years, retiring in 1976. She was a member of the United Methodist Church at Peterson and was a former member of the American Legion Auxiliary. She had a lifelong love of trains. She always had time to stop and watch any tram go by and spent hours decorating her home with train pictures and models. In past days her home in Peterson was filled with steam locomotive cookie jars, railroad music boxes, train placemats, and railroad clocks. Her childlike joy and enduring love will be deeply missed by those she left behind.

Survivors include one brother: Clifford (Bud) Rader and his wife Natalie, San Diego, California; two aunts: Oma Rohrbaugh, Springfield, Missouri; and Esther Radley, Mount Vernon, Missouri; two nieces; one nephew; several cousins; and many loving friends including Maureen Jones, Cherokee; and Drake Hokanson and Carol Kratz, both of Sheboygan. Wisconsin.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband on January 26, 1964; a brother, Max Rader; a sister, Jaunita Thomason; and two nephews, Todd Rader and Harold Rader.


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