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Patsy Zivney


May 5, 1940
July 15, 2019

Visitation 5-7:00 P.M. Friday, July 19, 2019 - Day Macz Funeral Home, Sandoval
Funeral 7:00 P.M. Friday, July 19, 2019 - Day Macz Funeral Home, Sandoval

Patsy S. Zivney, 79, of Salem passed away Monday, July 15, 2019 at Odin Health Care Center. She was born on May 5, 1940 the daughter of Glenn and Minnie (Smith) Bechdolt in Rock Falls, IL. She married Richard Zivney in Salem and he preceded her in death in 2015.

Survivors remaining to carry on treasured memories of Patsy include her beloved children, Jeff Laurence of IL, Dedee DeMay and husband Ron of IL, Gary Hummel of IL, Randy Hummel and wife Connie of FL, and Tammy Boatright and husband Dan of Sandoval, IL; several precious grandchildren; many cherished great-grandchildren; and kind brothers, Don Bechdolt of IL, and Jim Bechdolt of IL.

Along with her husband, Richard Zivney, Patsy was preceded in death by both her parents, Glenn & Minnie Bechdolt; and son Mike Hummel.

Patsy proudly cared for her home and family as they grew and then continued her legacy of love by showering her grandchildren with attention. She enjoyed a good day of shopping and searching for the best buys. She went fishing whenever she could and was always ready to show the younger generation how to catch a big fish. Patsy’s most treasured moments were spent with her family, laughing and sharing good times.

A celebration of life service will be held at 7:00 P.M. Friday, July 19, 2019 at Day Macz Funeral Home in Sandoval. A visitation time, with the family, will be held from 5:00 P.M. until the time of the service, at the funeral home, in Sandoval on Friday. Memorials may be made in Patsy’s honor to the family’s wishes. Online condolences and memories of Patsy may be shared with the family by visiting and or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.