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Shirley Heyland

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.

Last modified Oct. 29, 2015