Vivian Jessee, 80, died Jan. 17, 2021 at her home in Garden City, KS. She was born Oct. 13, 1940 in Topeka, KS, the daughter of Severino and Rose Mary (Shoemaker) Creollo. Vivian grew up in Topeka, KS where she attended and graduated from cosmetology school. On March 16, 1960, she married Warren Allen Jessee Sr. in Kansas City, MO. Vivian worked as a cosmetologist for several years, but she mostly worked as a waitress in various restaurants throughout her life. She enjoyed watching football, puzzles, and playing games.
Survivors include four children, Gail Foote of Harrisonville, MO, Patty Kincanon of Sunrise Beach, MO, Steve and wife Terri Jessee of Garden City, KS, and Warren Allen Jessee Jr. of Garden City, KS; a brother, Alfred Creollo of Los Angeles, CA; 15 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren. Vivian is preceded in death by her parents; two daughters, Dorothy Norris and Pamela Thomas; two brothers, Steve Creollo and Carl Creollo; and two sisters, Carolyn Colino and Loretta Mohr.
A private family service will be held at a later date. There will be no calling hours. Condolences may be given at garnandfuneralhomes.com .
Posted online on January 19, 2021