Sylvia LaVonne Hinkle, age 80 of Winfield, died Monday November 25, 2013 at Pleasant Manor Care Center in Mt. Pleasant. The daughter of John Florian and Signe (Alvine) Sandburg, she was born July 31, 1933 at Noble, Iowa. On November 27, 1953 she married John E. Hinkle at Swedesburg; he died October 14, 2007. She was a graduate of the Olds High School. She was a member of the Swedesburg Evangelical Lutheran Church and the Winfield V.F.W. Auxilliary. She worked as a nurse aide and cleaned houses.
Survivors include: two sons, Edward Hinkle of Morning Sun, David Hinkle of Canton, Illinois 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.
The funeral service will be Saturday November 30, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at the Swedesburg Lutheran Church, with Rev. Mark Youngquist officiating. Interment will follow at the Swedesburg Church Cemetery. There will be no calling hours Friday. The family will meet with friends from 9:30 until service time in the basement of the Swedesburg Lutheran Church. 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.