John Joseph Krivi Sr., 85, of Fieldon, IL, formerly of Mt. Olive, died Sunday, May 17, 2020, at 11:28 p.m. at his residence in Fieldon, IL. He was born on September 15, 1934, in Mt. Olive to the late John Joseph Krivi and Mary Ann Sohovich Krivi.
He married Laura Sue Muenstermann on November 19, 1955, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Staunton. John attended Holy Trinity Catholic Grade School and graduated from Mt. Olive High School with the Class of 1952. He was a former member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, now St. John Paul II, Mt. Olive.
John was a coal miner and was a member of the NRA. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing, but most of all loved spending time with his family.
He leaves behind his wife, Laura “Lolly” Krivi, Fieldon, IL; two sons, Butch (Marlene) Krivi of Staunton and Tom Krivi of Mt. Olive; three daughters, Patty Edgecombe of Oreano, IL, Valarie (Chuck) Thackrey of Litchfield, and Linda (Danny) Ozment of Snohomish, WA; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Patrick Muenstermann; sister, Polly Christinsen; daughter-in-law, Jamie Krivi; and great-granddaughter, Natalea Ondes.
Private family services will be held. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery, Staunton at a later date. Memorials are suggested to Fieldon Volunteer Fire Department. Becker & Son Funeral Home, Mt. Olive is in charge of arrangements.