Vivian E. Gottschall

Vivian E Gottschall

Vivian E. Gottschall, age 107, of Highland, died on Tuesday, December 6, 2022, at CrestRidge Memory Care in Dodgeville, following a long illness. Vivian was born on October 12, 1915, in Clark County, WI to Clarence and Jenny (Wiest) Wilcox. She married Donald L. Gottschall of Highland on May 30, 1941. The couple farmed at Woodlawn their entire married life. Vivian also taught Kindergarten at Highland Elementary School for many years. She enjoyed quilting and loved to travel both the United States and the world. Vivian’s greatest joy was time spent with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald on February 13, 2006; her brother, Grant (Ruth) Wilcox; her sister, Inez Heinz and two brothers-in-law, Harold (Edith) Gottschall and Russell (Lucille) Gottschall.

Vivian is survived by three sons, Rodney Gottschall and Ronald (Becky) Gottschall of Highland and Roger (Paula) Gottschall of Richland Center; seven grandsons, Mark (Abby); Matt; Jon (Salliann); Andy; Dan (Mary); Chris (Hilary) and Tim (Abby); 17 great-grandchildren, as well as nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral services for Vivian will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, December 10, 2022, at the Lulloff-Peterson-Houck Funeral Home in Dodgeville. Pastor Roger Gerber will officiate with burial in the Highland Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday beginning at 10:00 A.M. The Lulloff-Peterson-Houck Funeral Home, Dodgeville is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at

Vivian’s family wishes to extend their sincere gratitude to the staff at CrestRidge Memory Care and Upland Hills Hospice for the compassionate care they provided to her.

Lulloff-Peterson-Houck Funeral Home
Dodgeville 608-935-3628