Vivian "Vivi" May Faust

Alton | Saturday, December 10 2011

Vivian “Vivi” May Faust, 84, passed away at 2:28 pm Saturday December 10, 2011 at St.
Anthony’s Health Center in Alton.

She was born on August 8, 1927 in Alton, IL the daughter of James & Lillian (Levi) Carter.

She married William “Bill” Faust on October 13, 1944 in Alton.

She worked for Hands Grocery and Miller’s Mutual for many years, was and avid St. Louis Cardinal’s Baseball fan and loved crocheting.

In addition to her husband Bill; she is also survived by one daughter, Sandy Allen of East Alton; one son, Jim Faust of Alton; one grandson and spouse, Michael & Cass Allen of Reno, NV; four brothers and three sisters-in-law, James & Jeanette Carter of Cottage Hills, Paul & Pat Carter of Brighton, George & Debbie Carter of Alton, and Bobby Carter of Alton, three brothers-in-law, Louie Lucas, Gene Hanner, and Bob Allen.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by four sisters and a brother-in-law, Edna & Ray Dooley, Lil Lucas, Betty Hanner, and Mary Lou Allen; two brothers, William & Harry Carter.

In celebration of her life, visitation will be from 3 to 7 pm Wednesday December 14, 2011 at Staten-Fine Funeral Home in Alton where funeral services will be held at 1 pm Thursday December 15, 2011.

Burial will follow at Upper Alton Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

Online condolences and guest book may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Staten, Fine & Burke Funeral Home

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