Sylvia LaVonne Hinkle
Sylvia LaVonne Hinkle, 80, Winfield, died Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, at Pleasant Manor Care Center in Mt. Pleasant.
Funeral services will be Saturday, Nov. 30, at 10:30 a.m. at the Swedesburg Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Mark Youngquist officiating. Burial will follow at the Swedesburg Church Cemetery. The family will meet with friends in the basement of the Swedesburg Lutheran Church from 9:30 until service time. Memorials have been established for the Swedesburg Lutheran Church, the Swedish Museum and Muscular Dystrophy Association. Honts Funeral Home in Winfield is in charge of the arrangements.
The daughter of John Florian and Signe (Alvine) Sandburg, she was born July 31, 1933, in Noble. On Nov. 27, 1953, she married John E. Hinkle. He preceded her in death.She was a graduate of the Olds High School and a member of the Swedesburg Evangelical Lutheran Church and the Winfield V.F.W. Auxiliary. She worked as a nurse aide and cleaned houses.
Survivors include two sons, Edward Hinkle of Morning Sun and David Hinkle of Canton, Ill.; and one daughter, Brenda Gott of Winfield; 13 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers and one sister.