Josephine C. Steiner Shivers Gillen, 99, of Venice, Florida, formerly of Taylorville, Ill., passed away on June 11, 2019.
Josephine was born in Shelbyville, IL on March 14, 1920. She married Robert E. Shivers in Oct. 1942, divorced in 1978: was married to Edward Gillen from 1981-1983, both proceeded her in death.
Josephine was employed by Ray's Restaurant and the VFW of Taylorville. She was actively involved in The Fraternal organizations of Moose, Eagles, and VFW Lodges. Josephine was an avid golfer, winning many tournaments, and got her only hole in one at the age of 93.
She is survived by one sister, Goldie Regan, Shelbyville, Ill., five children: Roberta (Ed) Lamb, of Texas, JoAnn (Butch) Miller, Robert Shivers, Janet (John) Hord, and Barbara (Rich) Krapf, all of Fla., 9 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, 11 great-great-randchildren, and one great-great-great-grandchild. She was proceeded in death by three brothers: Charles, Fred, and Donald Steiner, two sisters: Elizabeth Munson and Dorothy Steiner.
A Celebration of Life will be held in Florida at a later date.