Memorial service held at Washington Pavilion for Sylvia Henkin

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) - Hundreds of people gathered Monday afternoon to honor a woman who broke barriers and helped shape the media landscape in Sioux Falls.

A memorial service for Sylvia Henkin was held at the Washington Pavilion.

Henkin was a leader in the Sioux Falls business community for decades and even played a role in the founding of KSFY-TV.

She passed way on April 30 at the age of 96.