Sylvia Runkle, of Overland Park, KS, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great great grandmother died November 28, 2021. She was 89. Services will be held at a later date. She was born November 19, 1932 in Story City, Iowa. She married William Runkle on July 26, 1952 in Ackley, Iowa. He preceded her in death. Sylvia worked in wholesale, retail, and merchandising. She was an avid gardener, reader and seamstress/quilter. She is survived in death by a sister Ruth Schotanus of E. Moline, Illinois; a younger brother Paul Anderson of Ankeny, Iowa; two daughters, Ann and Pat Ireland of Harriman, TN; Jane and Jim Scheckel of Kansas City, MO. She is also survived by four grandchildren Ryan and Mandy Ireland, Courtney Ireland, Brandon and Elizabeth Ireland and Tom Scheckel. She is survived by 10 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandson. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to Animal Haven or Hillsdale College.