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ORRINGTON - Vivian (Nelson) Kaul, age 79, passed away peacefully on August 25, 2015 in the arms of her daughter after an extremely long battle with Frontotemporal Dementia.

Vivian graduated from Deering High School, Portland, ME class of 1953. She married Jerome C. Kaul August 29, 1957. She worked as secretary mostly in the insurance business. She had the fondest memories of her job at L.C.Tyler & Son Insurance in Bangor as she enjoyed her co-workers/friends who jokingly referred to themselves as "The Snoop Sisters."

Vivian is survived by her only sister, Shirley Wilkins and husband Randy of Northport, FL; sisters-in-law Patricia Kaul Hopkins of Rumford, ME and Barbara Kaul Buxton and husband Rick of Orwell, VT; her daughter, Lynne Kaul Cox and husband Dan of Orrington, ME; son Richard J. Kaul and wife Sue of Millinocket, ME; Michael C. Kaul and his partner Lynnie Dearborn of Manchester, NH; grandchildren DJ Cox, Rick Kaul, Cory Kaul, Ben Kaul, Mikayla Kaul and 2 great-grandsons, many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

She was predeceased by her father, A. Leonard Nelson, mother, Leonne (Levesque) Nelson, husband of 55 years Jerry, and grandson Ryan Christopher.

The family would like to thank the special ladies who lovingly cared for and provided friendship for Vivian the last 5 years Ruth-Ann Winchester, Whitney Seymour, Linda Raven and Marlene Lucht; with a special thank you to Lynne's mother-in-law, Janice W. Cox and to the St. Joseph Hospice team.

A Funeral Service will be held at 10 am Saturday August 29, 2015 at SG Thibault Funeral Home. Interment will follow in St. John Cemetery.

If so desired contributions in Vivian's memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Association to help fight Alzheimer's/Dementia at www.alz.org/donate or by mail to the Alzheimer's Association,

PO Box 96011 Washington, DC 20090-6011. Arrangements are under the care of S.G. Thibault Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services 250 Penobscot St. Rumford ME 04276. 364-4366.

You are invited to share your thoughts, condolences, and fond memories with the Kaul family by visiting their guestbook at www.SGThibaultFuneralHome.com
Published on  August 27, 2015
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