Shirley C. Heyland, 92, widow of former Peabody resident Herman “Hank” Heyland, died in Wichita on Oct. 23.
She was born in Barnesville, Minnesota and moved to Wichita in 1938. A 1941 graduate of East High, she went to work for Trans World Airlines. There she met Heyland and they were married in 1946.
A funeral service was Tuesday at Downing and Lahey Mortuary.
She was an avid bridge player and had a passion for fishing. She and Hank fished often at their farm in Eureka and in Minnesota.
Hank predeceased her in 2001.
Shirley is survived by a daughter Cindy of Wichita.