Vivian B. Wolfe, 78, Was Antique Jewelry Dealer

Vivian B. Wolfe, born Vivian Pauline Barnard, daughter of Grace and Paul E. Barnard, on Oct. 15, 1926 in Cheyenne, Wyo., died Dec. 13, 2004 in Santa Fe, N.M. in the presence of loving family.

One of seven children, she was raised by her grandmother (Nanny) Jessie Mae Devine in San Diego, Calif. In December 1946, she married Russell Wolfe 2nd of Salt Lake City, Utah. While raising her four children in Lexington, Vivian operated a nursery school, counseled teenagers, was a girl scout leader and hosted many international visitors. Her love of jewelry and antiques developed into Vivian Wolfe Antiques, a business that lasted 35 years on the Vineyard and in Santa Fe.

She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Russell Wolfe 2nd of Santa Fe; daughters Carolyn Bogdan and husband Biff of Albuquerque; Sarah Wolfe of Santa Fe and Katherine Wolfe of East Bridgewater; son Rusty Wolfe and wife Kim Brooks of Nashville; eight grandchildren; two great-grandsons; brothers Ed Barnard and wife Gean of Maryland, Dick Barnard and wife Marilyn of Washington, sister Carol Capps of Washington, many nieces, nephews, family and friends. She was preceded in death by her first born, Jessie Mae.

Her celebration of life will be held next year. Donations in her memory may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society or Martha's Vineyard Community Services.

Her outgoing manner, generosity, easy smile and love of humanity provided her with a lifetime of friendships and love. Though she has passed on she is still within each and every person she met and her lessons and strength live within us. Thank you for everything you brought to our hearts. We will miss you always.