Vivian Menz

Monday, January 26, 2004

CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Vivian M. Menz, 75, of Perkins, Mo., died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Gir-ardeau.

She was born April 26, 1928, at Powe, Mo., daughter of the late Buster and Carrie Jackson Dortch. She and Robert "Robby" Menz were married Oct. 12, 1942. He died on Nov. 16, 2000.

Menz was a retired co-owner of the Perkins Motor Works in Perkins, Mo., and a member of the Perkins Baptist Church. She was also a member of the Perkins Needle Club, the W.M.U. and an active member of the Perkins community.

Survivors include three sons, Robert Menz of Sidney, Ohio, Kenneth Menz of Chaffee, Mo., and Mike Menz of Perkins; one daughter, Joyce Menz of Jackson; 13 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and two great great grandsons.

She was preceded in death by a sister.

Friends may call at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee. Funeral will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the chapel. The Rev. Rick Crump will officiate, with burial in Williams Cemetery in Perkins.