Syliva Stone Obituary

Syliva Kaye Stone
Kaye Stone
Syliva Kaye Stone

September 8, 1925 - July 12, 2010
Born in Luverne, IA
Resided in Sioux Falls, SD
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Sylvia Kaye Stone, 84, of Sioux Falls (formerly of Chariton, IA) died Monday, July 12, 2010 at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM, Saturday, July 17, 2010 at Dunn's Funeral Home in Des Moines, IA. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Kaye was born September 8, 1925 to Frank and Sylvia Thompson in Luverne, IA. In 1942 she married Robert M. Stone in Russell, IA. They moved and began their family in Chariton, IA, where Kaye spent the majority of her time raising their four adopted children. In 1985 the real estate business brought Kay and Bob to Des Moines, IA, where Kaye worked as an agent for Universal Realty for the next 20 years. She was a member of the Christian Church and the Hospital Auxiliary of Za Ga Zig Shrine. After the death of her husband, Kaye moved to South Dakota where she resided at the Splitrock Retirement Center in Brandon for 4 years. She later joined her daughter Ja'net and family in Sioux Falls, SD where the family spent years of quality time together.

Our family is forever thankful for being blest with a Mom like you, and as tough as it is to let you go, we pray you are now at peace and home with Dad, Mike, Jack, Chris and Byron. Thank you for all you loving stories, songs, and prayers. They will forever be remembered and your beautiful legacy will live on forever through your grandchildren and your great grandchildren. We love you! _\m/

Survivors include her son Robert Stone of Gretna, LA: and her daughter Ja'net Grate of Sioux Falls, SD; 6 grandchildren; and 7 great grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Shriner's Children's Hospital in Minneapolis, MN.

Kober Funeral Home of Vermillion, SD is directing arrangements. Additional condolences may be sent online to





Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Saturday, July 17, 2010
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Saturday, July 17, 2010
2:00 PM


Shriner's Hospitals for Children
2025 East River Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55414