Leona C. Oliba 83

Leona C. Oliba 83, Macy (Nyona Lake), Indiana, passed away at 1:30 P.M. Thursday, July 2, 2020, at her residence.

She was born on December 13, 1936 in Blue Island, Illinois, the daughter of Harry Anton and Gladys (Bell) Walters. On November 18, 1961 in Chicago, Illinois, she married Angel Oliba and he survives.

Leona had been telephone operator for Illinois Bell in Harvey, Illinois and retired from Acument Global Technologies in Rochester, Indiana. She had been a member of the Women of Moose Lodge, enjoyed flowers, birds, gardening, fishing, horses, antiquing, vacationing and being a dedicated friend and mother to her four daughters.

Survivors include her husband, Angel Oliba, Macy, Indiana, daughters, Shawn (Ronald) Bryant, Rochester, Indiana, Angie (Jim) McAlister-Strong, Macy, Indiana, Rena Oliba, Mexico, Indiana, Trisha Oliba, Denver, Indiana, grandchildren, Zach Troyer, Mexico, Indiana, Cameron McAlister, Lexington, Kentucky, Julia McAlister, Kokomo, Indiana, Katie Glasgow, Bedford, Indiana, Jennifer Addison, Kokomo, Indiana, Cherie Weir, Russiaville, Indiana, nine great grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren, sister, Betty Walters-Quier, Peru, Indiana. She was preceded in death by her parents and son-in-law, Jay McAlister.

No services are scheduled at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation. Arrangements by Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester, Indiana. Online condolences may be expressed at

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