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Vivian Mae Hudson

June 1, 1938 ~ August 23, 2020 (age 82)


Vivian Mae Hudson, 82, of Carthage, passed away at 6:20 AM Sunday morning, August 23, 2020, at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, Illinois.

Vivian was born June 1, 1938, the daughter of William and Frieda (Martens) Garrelts in Keokuk, Iowa.  She graduated from Carthage High School and went to work for the Shaffer Pen Corporation in Ft. Madison for many years.  She then worked at Good Apple Publishing in Carthage for several years.  On October 29, 1960, she was united in marriage to Danny Hudson at the Denver Methodist Church.  She was a member of the Eagle’s Club in Carthage.

Vivian is survived by her husband, Danny Hudson, of Carthage and a brother, Edward (Carol) Garrelts of Hamilton.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Frederick Garrelts.


Private family graveside services will be held at the West Point Cemetery, West Point, Illinois.  Printy Funeral Home of Carthage is in charge of arrangements.



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