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Obituary: Shirley Ruth Zivney, 87 - October 29, 2018
Shirley Ruth Zivney, 87, of Normal, formerly of Minonk, passed away Oct. 29, 2018, at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Normal.

She was born Nov. 13, 1930, in Streator, to the late Louis and Ruth (Schneider) Jochums. She married Shirley E. Zivney on Oct. 7, 1951, in Minonk. He preceded her in death Nov. 11, 2012.

She is survived by two sons, Joseph Zivney, Lovington, and Gregory (Diane) Zivney, Yuma, Ariz.; one daughter, Nan Zivney, Milwaukee, Wis.; one brother, John "Jack" (Joan) Jochums, Minonk; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one sister, June Bell, and a daughter-in-law, Shelia Zivney.

Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home, Minonk. Her funeral will follow at 2 p.m. The Rev. Kenneth Harris will officiate. Burial will follow at Minonk Township Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in Shirley's honor to the American Heart Association.

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