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Cindy Jo Byrd

HERINGTON - Cindy Jo Byrd, died Tuesday, July 18th, 2017, at Florence, Kentucky.  She was born September 19, 1960, the daughter of Robert A. Potocnik, Sr., and Janie Gonzales Heitfield.

Memorial services will be held at 10:00AM, Monday, July 24th, 2017, at the Zeiner Funeral Home-Herington.  Her son, Cody, will be the eulogist.  A private inurnment is planned for a later date.

She graduated from Centre High School with the class of 1978.  She was baptized and confirmed in the Catholic Church at Pilsen.  She liked to stay busy and enjoyed her work.  She worked at Russell Stover in Abilene for twenty years.  She was currently working at Frito Lay in Kentucky.  She loved boating and listening to upbeat music. She always had a new book she wanted to read. 

She is preceded in death by her brother Robert Potocnik, Jr.(2005);  her step-father Glenn Heitfield (2006);  her father Robert Potocnik, Sr. (1996); and an infant sister Julia Marie Potocnik (1958).

She is survived by a son Cody Von Byrd of Florence, KY; her mother Janie Heitfield of Dodge City; three sisters Julie Newbury of Herington, Becky Smith of Alliance, NE, Barbara Hart of Herington; and  her brothers Paul Potocnik of Lost Springs, and Troy Heitfield of Herington.

 The family requests memorials, to the Cindy Byrd Memorial Fund; and they may be sent in care of the Zeiner Funeral Home-Herington Chapel, 404 S. Broadway, Herington, KS, 67449-3038.


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RIP Cindy. Your leaving us way to soon. I hadn't seen you in a while, but every time I saw you, you had that big smile of yours and you made everything seem better. You will be missed.

Danny Magathan Jul 24 2017 12:00 AM

R.I.P. Cindy. You will be greatly missed. You always made my day. You kept me upbeat and laughing.

Kim Phillips Jul 24 2017 12:00 AM

I'm sorry for your loss. Cindy was a beautiful person and will never be forgotten

Debbie Short Jul 23 2017 12:00 AM

I will so miss her laugh and smile. I remember her babysitting with all you girl and playing at your mom and Glen's. I still have a pic with my dad and me at Easter over at your house holding the bunnies. We all grew up and moved and it's nice to still see each other.

Jenny Herman Dorsey Jul 23 2017 12:00 AM

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I'm so sorry for your loss ! Cindy was a wonderful woman! Jeanne Sobeski

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