Phyllis Griesen

June 12, 1934 - November 11, 2020
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Phyllis June Griesen, 86, of Stone Creek, died Wednesday, November 11, 2020, in Mercy Medical Center at Canton.

A daughter of the late Alfred and Zerna (Walters) Zimmerly, Phyllis was born at New Philadelphia, Ohio on June 12, 1934.

She was a graduate of the former Stone Creek School and was employed by the forme…

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Phyllis June Griesen, 86, of Stone Creek, died Wednesday, November 11, 2020, in Mercy Medical Center at Canton.

A daughter of the late Alfred and Zerna (Walters) Zimmerly, Phyllis was born at New Philadelphia, Ohio on June 12, 1934.

She was a graduate of the former Stone Creek School and was employed by the former Puritan Laundry at New Philadelphia. She enjoyed wintering in Florida, shopping at yard sales and flea markets, working outside in her flower gardens and being on the go.

Phyllis is survived by her husband, William “Jerry” Griesen; her children, Gary (Barb Sutton) Shotwell of New Philadelphia, and Sherry (Dan) Fechuch of Newcomerstown; her grandchildren, Gary Schaar, Verna Kauffman, Steve Dietrich, Connie Dietrich, Dan Fechuch, and Andy Fechuch, and many great-grandchildren.

Completing the family are two brothers, Gene (Ruth Joyce) Zimmerly, and Jim Zimmerly; a sister, Connie (Ken) Hughey, and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Phyllis was preceded in death by a son, Lonnie Shotwell; a brother, Walter Zimmerly and two sisters, Betty Brokaw, and N. Maxine Wigert.

In keeping with Phyllis’ wishes there will be no public visitation or services. A private burial service, led by Rev. Joe Svancara, will be held in the Stone Creek Cemetery.

 

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, STONE CREEK, OH, 43840

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Born: June 12, 1934
Died: November 11, 2020

Condolences for Phyllis Griesen

Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Glenda West posted on 11/21/20

Deepest sympathy from the Clifford Denning family. I also worked with Phyllis at Merit/Handy and Harmon

 

Carol & Roy Barr posted on 11/15/20

We enjoyed knowing Phyllis. She always had a great smile. We will miss her! Carol and Roy Barr

 

Carol Ray posted on 11/15/20

Our heartfelt sympathies go to Jerry and the rest of Phyllis' family. We have many wonderful memories of our adventures with her and Jerry. We love her and will miss her terribly. Bob and Carol Ray

 

Cynthia K Mathias posted on 11/15/20

With my deepest sympathy to Jerry and family. Phyllis was one of those people who always had a smile and hello whenever I saw her. May she rest in peace in the loving arms of our Lord. Sincerely, Cindy Mathias

 

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