Mrs. Sliva was born July 19, 1934, in Yorktown to Frank and Annie (Baer) Mareth. She married Johnny Jerry Sliva on Dec. 29, 1952, and was a Lutheran.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband on Jan. 17, 1994; a sister, Frances; and a brother, Milton.
Survivors include two sons, David Wayne Sliva (Maureen) of San Antonio and Charles Terry Sliva (Tracey) of Devine; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a brother, Clarence Mareth.
A graveside service was held Thursday, Jan. 30, at 11 a.m. at Evergreen Cemetery in Skidmore with Rev. Don Taylor officiating.
Galloway & Sons Funeral Home