Sylva Ann Mignot, 82, of Wellsville, passed away Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at Wellsville Retirement Community.

Family will meet with friends from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, at Dengel & Son Mortuary. Inurnment to be later at Antioch Cemetery, Homewood, Kansas. The family suggests memorial contributions be written to Dengel & Son Mortuary (to be used for Sylva’s monument fund) or American Lung Association c/o Dengel & Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory, Ottawa, Kansas 66067. Family and friends are encouraged to post their condolences and memories on Sylva’s Tribute Wall at

Sylva was born Dec. 17, 1936, in Ottawa, the daughter of Ralph and Jennie Faye (Humbert) McCurdy. She was a near lifelong resident of Ottawa until moving to Wellsville. She graduated from Ottawa High School with the class of 1954.

Survivors include children, Mark Mignot and wife, Pam, of Wellsville; Cindy Mignot, of Greeley; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Jennie McCurdy; daughter, Beth Mignot, and brother, Dean McCurdy.

Sylva was a devoted lifelong homemaker. She was a member of the Faith Lutheran Church. Sylva enjoyed sewing, reading and loved dark chocolate.