Joann Yvonne Livingston, 94, peacefully passed away on April 24, 2020, in Covington, LA, from Covid-19. Joann was born to parents James and Esther Livingston on September 27, 1925, in Manley, IA, and grew up in Marshalltown, IA. She was predeceased by her former husband, Norbert Scholzen, whom she had married on October 5, 1945, in Chicago, IL. She worked as an Illustrator for the U.S. Naval Oceanographic Office, retiring after 23 years of service in 1989. Joann had a passion for art and gardening, and was known as an adventurous, fun-loving, artistic spirit.
Joann is survived by her brother, Harry Livingston (Mary); her daughters, Judith Scholzen, Geri Scholzen, Jill Restrepo (Robert), Laura Gandolfo (Rene), and Jane Powers (Tim); her grandchildren, Denise, Debra, William, Alexandra, Dean, Ren , Nicholas, Ryan, and Sara; as well as eight great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her brother, James Livingston Sr., and sister, Marion Livingston; and her daughter Linda Adams. A private Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, May 20th at Bagnell & Son Funeral Home with internment following.
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