Sept. 19, 1929 – Nov. 19, 2016
TOPEKA—Sylvia L. Calkins, Topeka, formerly of Burlingame, died Nov. 19, 2016, at a Topeka nursing home. She was 87.
She was born Sept. 19, 1929, at Burlingame, the daughter of Erwin A. and Hazel E. Dutton Taber. She graduated from Harveyville High School and from Clarks Business School. She worked for Bell Telephone in Topeka.
She married Donald W. Calkins, March 31, 1951, at Burlingame. He preceded her in death on June 28, 1991.