2024ObituariesUncategorizedElizabeth “Liz” Koles Ivanyisky

February 15, 2024by SealeUser2

Elizabeth (Liz) Koles Ivanyisky, 94 years old, a native of Albany, Louisiana, and longtime resident of Denham Springs passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2024. Her parents were Hungarian immigrants and she was raised with her siblings on a strawberry farm. Liz was a devoted wife, mother grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was a talented seamstress, enjoyed tending to her flowers, and took pleasure in cooking for her family and friends. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary post 178. Liz was a faithful member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church of Denham Springs where she taught religion classes and was a volunteer at the council on Aging. She is survived by her son, Alex Jr. (Lynette); two granddaughters: Melissa Easley (Jay) of Denham Springs and Kathy Brown (Andrew) of Farmerville, Louisiana; five great-grandchildren: Julianna Easley, Isabella Easley, Kaylen Brown, Sydney Brown, and Andrew Brown. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 60 years Alex Ivanyisky, Sr.; her parents Frank and Mary Schromco Koles; sisters Anna Kopsco, Ethel Prokop, Margaret Lala, Helen Kropog; brothers, Frank Koles Jr., James (Jim) Koles, and John Koles. Visitation will be held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 865 Hatchell Lane in Denham Springs, LA on Saturday February 24, 2024 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM with Mass starting at 12 PM and Mass of Christian Burial to follow in Evergreen Memorial Park on South Range Avenue in Denham Springs. A special thanks to the caregivers at House of Grace that made her stay there so very comfortable and for the care she received from Audubon Hospice. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Saint Vincent DePaul ICC, P.O. Box 1609, Denham Springs, LA 70727 or the charity of your choice. Her physical presence has been removed from our midst, but her spiritual strength remains with us.




  • Shannon S

    February 19, 2024 at 7:49 pm

    I have so many wonderful memories of Mrs. Liz and Mr. Alex. I always loved visiting them when I was young. My favorite memory is the friendship Mrs. Liz and my daughter developed. Kinslee’s favorite place to be was rocking with Mrs. Liz enjoying cookies and chats.


  • Barbara Dugas Cheney

    February 15, 2024 at 8:34 pm

    So very sorry for your loss. She was a very sweet and compassionate lady. .Many special memories will help see you through this time. Prayers lifted up for all.


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