Cindy Loraine (Leonard) Chavira, 59

June 24, 1960 - April 27, 2020

Cindy Loraine (Leonard) Chavira of Hastings, NE, June 24, 1960 – April 27, 2020.

Preceded in death by her father Donald B. Leonard and her grandparents.  Survived by
her parents: May and Bob Ruxton; her children: Azaria, Jevon, Kaz, Zaron, and Talya;
her sisters: Donna Necas, Julie Barrientez, and Regina Leonard; and a large extended
family and many others who were like her family.

Cindy was born June 24, 1960, to May and Don Leonard in Frankfurt, Germany, where
her father was stationed with the army.  The family moved back to the United States in
1961. Living for a while in Spencer, IA before returning to Hastings, NE where she
attended Longfellow Elementary School as well as Hastings Jr. and Sr. High where she
graduated in 1979. She married and settled in Hastings to raise her family, except for a
brief time that she lived in Garden City, KS.

Her greatest joy in life was the love she felt for her children; all of her children; our
children and if you knew her, your children too. She had a great influence on several
generations of children who will miss her greatly. Cindy was a kind and loving soul who
always saw the best in people. She will remain in our hearts. Service for family only,
with a celebration of life at a later date.

Book signing will be 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at the funeral home. Memorials
may be given to the family, PO Box 208, Doniphan, NE 68832. Private condolences may
be sent to the family at Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home &
Cremation Center is serving the family.