Vivian Sennott Obituary

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Vivian M. Sennott

November 23, 1915 - July 25, 2014
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Born Nov. 23, 1915 in Wausau, WI Passed away July 25, 2014 Vivian moved with her family to Ortonville, MN during her childhood. She graduated from Ortonville High School in 1933 and worked as a legal secretary until 1941. When WWII began, she was hired by the FBI and served during the war in Miami, New Orleans and Chicago and was recognized for her war service by J. Edgar Hoover. After the war, she worked for Wm DeParq law firm in Chicago and Minneapolis. Her passion was animals, with a particular affinity for stray cats and dogs, many of whom she adopted. She also fed countless birds in her sunny back yard garden. Vivian was know by...
Born Nov. 23, 1915 in Wausau, WI
Passed away July 25, 2014

Vivian moved with her family to Ortonville, MN during her childhood. She graduated from Ortonville High School in 1933 and worked as a legal secretary until 1941. When WWII began, she was hired by the FBI and served during the war in Miami, New Orleans and Chicago and was recognized for her war service by J. Edgar Hoover. After the war, she worked for Wm DeParq law firm in Chicago and Minneapolis. Her passion was animals, with a particular affinity for stray cats and dogs, many of whom she adopted. She also fed countless birds in her sunny back yard garden. Vivian was know by her neighbors and friends for her Christmas parties, featuring Swedish food, drink and decorations. Vivian is preceded in death by parents, William and Bertha Sennott; sister, Viola Karn; brother-in-law, Dr. JF Karn; niece, Mary Karn-Murray; nephew, Dennis Karn. She is survived by nephew, Patrick (Karen) Karn of Plymouth, MN; niece, Kathleen (Arly) Sharkey of Crivitz, WI; great-nephews, Michael (Trista) Sharkey of Richfield, MN, Scott (Amy) Sharkey of Crivitz, WI, Drew Karn of Plymouth, MN, Peter Karn of Madison, WI; great-nieces, Libby Karn of Davis, CA and Martha Karn of Plymouth, MN; great-great niece Samantha Sharkey and great-great nephew Alex Sharkey of Crivitz, WI. Mass of Christian Burial 10AM Tuesday 7/29/14 at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Community, 155 County Rd. 24, Wayzata, MN. Visitation 1 hour prior. Interment at a later date. Memorials preferred to the Animal Humane Society of Minnesota, Golden Valley.

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