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Phyllis S. Timmel
Service: February 8, 2020
Phyllis S. Timmel
Phyllis S. Timmel, 88, passed away at Park Terrace in Watertown, on Friday, January 31, 2020.
She was born on December 31, 1931 to Marvin and Gertrude (nee Eckert) Dobratz in Sullivan. Phyllis attended grade school in Clyman and later graduated from Jefferson High School in 1949. She married Donald Timmel on May 17, 1952. Phyllis worked for Ixonia State Bank for many years as a Teller.
For 20 years she and Donald spent winters at the Good Life RV Resort in Mesa, AZ with the company of many Wisconsin friends. Summers were spent at the Timmel homestead in Ixonia and at their lake home on Fox Lake. There they enjoyed entertaining friends and family and hosting Dixie Band parties. Phyllis was a member of St. Johnís Lutheran Church in Ixonia and was a charter member of the Ladies Aid in 1958. She was an Oconomowoc Legion Band member and marched in the Rose Bowl. Phyllis enjoyed bowling league in her earlier years and was an avid flower gardener.
Survivors include her children: Gary (Tina) Timmel of Oconomowoc, Wendy (Tom) Lukes of Las Vegas, NV, Tracy (Jennifer) Timmel of Watertown; grandchildren: Tyler, Kara, Dan, Cassie (Mike), and Logan; two brothers: Duane (Noreen) of Virginia, Jim Dobratz of Texas, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Donald, on August 14, 2018.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Johnís Lutheran Church, W1204 Rockvale Rd., Ixonia with Rev. Allen Tetzlaff Officiating. Relatives and friends may gather at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service. Burial will take place at Ixonia Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to St. Johnís Lutheran Church. Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com Special thanks to the wonderful caregivers at Park Terrace and Marquardt Hospice.
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