Phyllis Jean Amy, 92, of Chatfield, passed away Thursday, January 9, 2020, at Mayo Clinic St. Mary’s Campus, surrounded by her family. Phyllis was born to Artie and Gusta (Vrieze) Bacon in Preston on November 29, 1927. She attended and graduated from Chatfield High School
Phyllis married Curtis L. Amy on September 24, 1949 in Preston. Together they raised four sons. They enjoyed camping, traveling, and visiting relatives.
Phyllis enjoyed crocheting, baking, visiting with her neighbors at the independent apartments and assisted living, helping bake pies for Western Days at her church, and going to events for her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She retired from working at Chosen Valley Care Center in the Kitchen and Laundry.
She is survived by four sons; Conrad (Chris) of rural Lanesboro, Wayne (Julie) of Swea City, IA, Kerry (Marianne) of Rochester, and Donald (Barbara) of Chatfield; 11 grandchildren; Stephanie, Jennifer, Tyler, Trevor, Justin, Darrin, Andrew, Jessica, Tim, Nathan, and Jordan.
19 great-grandchildren (Emilie, Rebecca, John, Anna, Amira, Waleed, Jibril, Kinley, Madi, Bryce, Emma, Eveyln, Paityn, Harper, Avery, Olivia, Luke, Jaxon, and Hudson); and one sister, Rita Simonson of Preston.
She is preceded in death by her parents Artie and Gusta Bacon, and her husband Curtis, (March 16, 2004); and brother in-law James Simonson.
Funeral services will be 11 A.M. Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at Chatfield United Methodist Church, with Pastor David J. Stoeger officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday, January 14, at Riley Funeral Home in Chatfield from 5 P.M. to 7 P.M. and one hour before services on Wednesday, at the church. Burial will be in the Fountain Lutheran Cemetery, rural Fountain.
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