Sylvia Mae (Heinig) Aday


Sylvia Mae Aday, 90, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, at Life Care Center in Cleveland.

She is loved and remembered.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold H. Aday (2016); daughter, Stephanie Adams (2001); grandson, Jonathan  Adams (2002); her parents, Max and Gladys Heinig; sister, Alice (Heinig) U'ren; brothers: Richard and Ralph Heinig; and son-in-law Keith Knauer.

Survivors include by her daughters: Linda (Ken) Foster of Carver, Minnesota, Jacquelyn Knauer of Independence, Missouri, and Sharon Riley (Mark) of Black Mountain, North Carolina; son-in-law, Bill Adams of Morristown; her brother, Harold (Lois) Heinig of Michigan; niece, Janice (Duane) Reynolds of Michigan; niece, Judy (Darrell) Herriff of Michigan; sister-in-law, Viola Aday of Cleveland; and granddaughter, Mahala (AJ) Campbell of Morristown.

Survivors include Holly (Foster) and David Renodin; Joseph and Annabelle Foster; Tiffanie (Knauer) and Justin Eickhoff;  Krystle (Knauer) and Brent Seigler; Alisha (Riley) and Clifton Young; Benjamin and Jessica Riley; Aimee Riley;  Andrea (Riley) and Brian Lessig; and Mahala (AJ) Campbell; great-grandchildren: Silas, Elyse, Elayne and David Renodin, Rosalyn, Madilyn and Kellen Foster, Sydnie, Ethan, Owen and Max Eickhoff, Emma, Addilyn and Isabella Seigler, Kaitlyn, Leah and Logan Douglas and Kyleigha and Ezra Young, Caleb, Noah and Callie Riley, 
River and Riley (Lessig); Jamie, Emma and Anthony John-Tyler Campbell.

Sylvia was born Nov. 17, 1930, in Hickory Corners, Michigan. She grew up there, and after graduating from high school, went to Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Illinois.  She met her future husband, Harold Aday, and they were married on July 7, 1950. They moved around the country to Denver, Colorado, St. Joseph, Missouri, Black Mountain, North Carolina, and settled in Cleveland for their remaining years.


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