Zachary (Zach) Stephen Shively

September 26, 1997 - July 22, 2023


Obituary For Zachary (Zach) Stephen Shively

Please see full obituary to follow on or before Sunday, October 7, 2023.

Zachary (Zach) Stephen Shively suddenly, unexpectedly, and tragically died July 22, 2023. Zach was born on September 26, 1997. When he was 18 months old, he was joyfully adopted into the family of John Craig Shively and Anita Banaszak Shively.

Zach’s family and friends are devastated. We regret we have not reached out until now. On September 26, 2023, we will be honoring and remembering him with a visitation at 10:00 a.m., followed by a service at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish, 401 S. Owen Drive, Madison, WI. Following the service there will be a Rite of Committal at Resurrection Cemetery, 2705 Regent St. We ask that you keep Zach and his family and friends in your prayers.

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Ryan Funeral Home & Cremation Services

2418 N Sherman Ave


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    Jeff Reinke and Karen Banaszak planted 5 trees in memory of Zachary (Zach) Stephen Shively . - September 12, 2023

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Tiffany Foster went out of her way to fulfill all my requests, talked me through problems I was facing, and tried to make me feel as comfortable as possible when I was a wreck, totally crushed, and I thank her with all of my heart for that.

James S. | July 2020

The professional manner of the staff made a difficult time a little easier.

Lynda R. | July 2020

Services provided for both parents were perfect, on time, and no issues. Brenda is awesome and strong!

Michael M. | July 2020

Skyler was absolutely amazing. She was so caring and helpful through this whole process. She even went above and beyond to meet with us in DeForest and even to make a stop at our home to drop off or pick up anything needed. While it was a small gesture, it was so helpful and greatly appreciated.

Brooke S. | Dec. 2020

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