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Elsie Dolores Pivonka

March 29, 1942 — February 24, 2021

Elsie Dolores Pivonka, also affectionately known as Dee Pivonka, passed away on February 24, 2021 in Show Low, Arizona. She was born on March 29, 1942 in Hoisington, Kansas to her parents the late, Anthony and Caroline (Kresten) Mlynar.


She is survived by her husband of 63 years, John Pivonka; her daughters, Donna Hanson and Bonnie Bonner; 8 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Loretta Lynn Pivonka and a son, John David Pivonka.


She moved from Kansas to Phoenix, Arizona in 1959 and then moved to Show Low June 2006.


She worked for Phoenix Union High School District for 23 years and was an active member of the Emblem Club through the Show Low Elks Lodge #2090. She loved her family, traveling, animals, playing cards, flowers and old country music.


She was the best wife, mother and grandmother anyone could ever have. She will be truly missed.


Private family services will be held.




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