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Cindy Jo Bird

Services for 1978 Centre High School graduate Cindy Jo Bird, 56, who died July 18 in Florence, Kentucky, were Monday at Zeiner Funeral Home, Herington. Private inurnment is planned later.

Born Sept. 19, 1960, to Robert A. Potocnik Sr. and Janie Gonzales Heitfield, she was baptized at St. John Nepomucene Church in Pilsen, worked at Russell Stover in Abilene for 20 years and for Frito Lay in Kentucky.

Her father, stepfather Glenn Heitfield, brother Robert Potocnik Jr., and infant sister Julia Marie Potocnik preceded her in death.

Survivors include her mother, of Dodge City; son Cody Von Byrd of Florence, Kentucky; sisters Julie Newberry and Barbara Hart of Herington and Becky Smith of Alliance, Nebraska; and brothers Paul Potocnik of Lost Springs and Troy Heitfield of Herington.

A memorial fund has been established in care of the funeral home.

Last modified July 27, 2017