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Vivian Wildasin 03/31/2017

Vivian WildasinVivian June Wildasin age 85 of Deer Park passed away Friday, March 31, 2017 at Western Wisconsin Health in Baldwin.  She was born the daughter of Maurice and Marjorie (Monroe) Hilyar on June 1, 1931 in the family’s home in the Town of Stanton.  Vivian would be the 3rd generation to spend their entire life in that home, with the help of her daughter, Pauline.  On January 8, 1950, she married Henry Wildasin in New Richmond.  Vivian was a faithful member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Deer Park and a member of the homemaker’s club.  She enjoyed volunteering for Town of Stanton elections and liked her monthly breakfasts with classmates.  Every Thursday morning, she would make a trip into Walmart and was known by all the Walmart employees.  Vivian was known for her cooking.  She loved sharing and comforting family and friends with her gift of good food and baking.  Her daughters will remember her apple slices and homemade bread.  Vivian loved her family and enjoyed the time with them around the kitchen table and in “The Woods” on her property, where family would gather for bon fires, Labor Day weekend camping, and back in the day school picnics.  She also enjoyed gardening, crocheting, knitting and quilting.  Vivian is preceded in death by her parents, Maurice and Marjorie; an infant brother and an infant sister; her husband, Henry; and son-in-law, David Lease.  She is survived by her daughters, Irene (Fredrick) Olson, Patricia (Howard) Schilling, Vernice Lease, Pauline Wildasin; grandchildren, Marvel Olson, Fredrick Olson II, Becky (Aaron) Malchow, Andrew Schilling, Cassandra (Chad Anderson) Gutting, Kirsten (Joshua Budimlija) Gutting; great grandchildren, Jaiden Patel and Kora June Cisewski.  A funeral service was held Friday, April 7, 2017 at 5:00 pm at Trinity United Methodist Church in Deer Park.  Visitation was also Friday from 3-5 pm at church.  Interment was in Calvary Cemetery in Deer Park.  Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services Beebe Chapel of New Richmond.


  • Betty Peters Posted April 2, 2017 1:41 am

    So blessed to have met this precious lady. My deepest sympathy for your loss.

  • Rick Roettget Posted April 2, 2017 9:02 pm

    One of the most caring people I have ever known. A person could not ask for a nicer aunt.

  • Jeanine Carlson Posted April 3, 2017 2:11 pm

    Our hearts go out to the Wildasin family at the loss of such a kind and loving parent. Our mother considered Vivian a dear friend. Our family loved her, and we’ll miss her.

  • Mania and Larry Posted April 3, 2017 4:42 pm

    Cassy came from that family. That is all we need to know. Love you all in this stressful time. Try to focus on the love!

  • Sherry Deiss Posted April 5, 2017 1:07 am

    Oh how I will miss our talks when she rode the van.. Even when I quit driving, we always chatted at the clinic about our cats. She was an amazing lady, I will miss her so.. Prayers and hugs

    • Lori Pichla-Fritz Posted April 6, 2017 4:51 am

      My heart goes out to your family on the death of your mom and grandmother. I will remember her fondly from her visits to Ray’s. May you find comfort in knowing she is at her heavenly home! Love and healing hugs to each and everyone of you.

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