Yvonne Ione Settlemyer, age 84, of Colony, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, at Olathe Health Hospice House. She was born on Oct. 26, 1934, in LeRoy, to Tom Hensley and Mary Elizabeth (Strauch) Hensley.
She met and married Richard Settlemyer on July 9, 1950, in LeRoy. Yvonne and her husband farmed together in the Colony/Geneva area.
Yvonne and Richard enjoyed wintering in Arizona. She enjoyed farming, watching her crops grow, and looking after her cattle. She loved to play cards with family and friends. Yvonne liked traveling with her family, visiting nearly all the states.
Yvonne was preceded in death by her husband; one son, David Settlemyer; her parents; one brother, Roland Hensley; one sister, Lorraine Rexroad.
Yvonne is survived by two sons, Richard L. Settlemyer and wife, Carol, Colony, and Gerald D. Settlemyer, Colony; six grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Tom Hensley and wife, Roberta, Topeka; one sister, Sue Eck, of Arizona; and numerous other relatives.
A visitation with refreshments will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday in The Venue at Feuerborn Family Funeral Service, Iola. A funeral service will follow the visitation at 1 p.m. on Saturday in the Feuerborn Family Funeral Service Chapel, Iola. Burial will follow in the Geneva Cemetery, Colony,.
Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association, and may be left with Feuerborn Family Funeral Service, Iola, Kansas.
Condolences for the family may be left at www.feuerbornfuneral.com.