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Tuesday, December 4th, 2012
Phyllis Shier
Phyllis Margaret Shier, 94, Coldwater, died Dec. 3, 2012, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater.
She was born Nov. 19, 1918, in Mercer County, to Bryan and Orpha Martz Shaffer. On Aug. 27, 1960, she married John Shier, who died Jan. 25, 1993.
Surviving are a daughter, Debra Shier, Longmont, Colo.; a son, Rich (Linda) Shier, Fort Recovery; a sister, Ruth Siepert, Fort Wayne, Ind.; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Also deceased are a son, Duane; a sister, Helen (Dale) LaRue; and a brother, Richard (Jean) Shaffer.
She was a member of Coldwater United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women. She served as a nurse in the U.S. Army during World War II and worked for Dr. Atkins' office.
Funeral services are 1 p.m. Thursday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater. Burial will follow at Mercer Memory Gardens, Celina.
Calling is 3-7 p.m. Wednesday and noon until 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to the Coldwater United Methodist Church Capital Improvements Fund.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.
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