In addition to her parents and her husband, Phyllis was preceded in death by her seven siblings: Clara Olson, Bill Lanphier, Kenneth Lanphier, Robert Lanphier, Frieda Christenson, Maxine Faulkner, and Jerold Lanphier; and a sister-in-law, Julie Van Der Veer.
Funeral services for Phyllis will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 19, at the Bethel Baptist Church in Oskaloosa with the Rev. Dr. Del Bittner of Rose Hill Community Church officiating. A family prayer service will precede the funeral at 10:15 a.m. in the church fellowship hall. Burial will be in Bellefountain Cemetery near Tracy. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m., Tuesday, at the Garland-Van Arkel-Langkamp Funeral Chapel; the family will be present from 5-7 p.m. to greet visitors. Memorials may be made to the John Stoddard Cancer Research Center. Memories and Condolences may be sent by visiting www.gvlfuneralchapel.com.