Phyllis J. McFarlin

March 30, 1942 ~ July 27, 2018 (age 76)

Phyllis J. McFarlin, 76, of West Bend, passed away on Friday, July 27, 2018, at Kathy Hospice in the town of Polk.


Phyllis was born on March 30, 1942, the daughter of the late Carlos and Irene (nee Zimdars) Lane. Phyllis loved to play the piano, guitar, and organ, and enjoyed crafting. She was a Jack-of-all-trades, master of none. Phyllis was a great mother, a great comforter who always would always listen, and was solid with integrity. She will be missed by all who knew her.


Those Phyllis leaves behind to cherish her memory include six children, Kelly McFarlin, Erin (Thomas) Hunter, Gregory (Kelly) McFarlin, Shannon Wise, Maureen McFarlin, and Sean McFarlin; ten grandchildren, Brenton and Samuel Berge, Noelle Jerome, Gregory Milligan, John Holman, Zachary Holman, Hannah McFarlin, Noah McFarlin, Megan Wise, and Melissa Wise; eight great-grandchildren, Zamora Summers, Jasmine Summers, Kamryn Summer, Demetri Milligan, Amina Holman, Analise Holman, Kira Holman, and Brooke Holman; a sister, Lola Dobberphul; other relatives and friends.


In addition to her parents, Phyllis was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Patricia Berge; a great-grandson, Nathan Holman, and a brother-in-law, Lee Dobberphul.


Private family services will be held.


The Myrhum Patten Miller and Kietzer Funeral Homes have been entrusted with Phyllis’ arrangements. Additional information and guest book may be found at

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