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Sylvia Lorene Kapayou, 85

Sylvia Lorene Kapayou, 85, of Tama, passed away, Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at her home surrounded by family on the Meskwaki Settlement in rural Tama under the care of UnityPoint Hospice-Grinnell. A Traditional Wake will be held Friday evening at the Fox Clan Ceremonial Building on the Meskwaki Settlement in rural Tama. Traditional Graveside Services will be held Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 2:00 PM at the Morgan Cemetery on the Settlement with Mike Keahna as speaker.

Survivors include her sons, Darwin Morgan, Kevin Sr. (Gail), Edward Jr. (Vangie), Evan (Natasha), Eric (Nicole); daughters, Andrea Jarvis, Gailyn (John), Gayle (Aaron) Walker, Jana (Sean) Kapayou-Bear, Erica (Larry); thirty-seven grandkids; forty-seven great-grandkids; several nieces and nephews; adopted children; brother, Gene Morgan; sisters, Marlene Morgan and Loretta Begay; adopted brothers, Garry Davenport, Adrian Pushetonequa, Gregory Keahna, Jack Aguilar, and Luke Kapayou.

Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home, Tama-Toledo is assisting the family with the arrangements.