CLARION – Phyllis Louise Schilling, 83, of Clarion, Iowa, passed away Saturday November 16, 2013 at the Clarion Wellness and Rehabilitation Center. Memorial services will be held on Friday, November 22, 2013 at 10:30am at the First United Methodist Church in Clarion. Fellowship with family will be one hour prior to services at the church.

Phyllis Louise Buchman was born December 27, 1929 to Harold and Agnes (McNitt) Buchman in Springbrook, Wisconsin. She was united in marriage to Francis Sherman Schilling on June 11, 1949 in Lindstrom, Minnesota. Phyllis enjoyed parades, gardening, canning, baking, watching baseball on television, babies and spending time with her family. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Clarion and participated in Rebekahs and TOPS.

Phyllis is survived by 6 children: Mark (Zelene) Schilling, Debra Reyes, Penny (Jim) Munday, Diane Shores and partner Wade Roberts, Kris Schilling and fianc Sue Dahlstrom, and Karen (Mike) Cmelik; 14 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren; brothers, Howard and Ed (Janelle) Buchman; and sisters, Marlene (Marv) Goetz, Maxine (Neal) Rydberg, and Janette Wessel.

She was preceded in death by her husband Francis Schilling; parents Harold and Agnes Buchman, and step-mother, Virginia Buchman; brothers Delphin, Vernon and Orville Buchman; sisters Norma Murphy and Eleanor Lindstrom; and grandson Garrett Roberts.

Memorial Donations may be made in her name to the First United Methodist Church in Clarion.

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