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Monday August 2nd, 2021
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Phyllis Margaret Wolf

Phyllis Wolf, 93 of Remsen, IA passed away Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at Happy Siesta Care Center in Remsen.            

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Remsen, IA with Father Timothy Pick officiating and Deacon Rick Roder assisting.  Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Remsen, IA.  Visitation with family present will be 4-7 p.m. on Monday, there will be a parish rosary and a vigil prayer service at 5 p.m. all at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen.  Visitation will resume 1 hour prior to the funeral on Tuesday at the funeral home.          

Phyllis Pletschette was born May 11, 1928, in LeMars, IA the daughter of Martin and Ellen (Nellie) Pletschette in Oyens, Iowa.  She was raised in Plymouth County and graduated from Remsen St. Mary’s High School in 1946. She went on to receive her Teaching Certificate from Westmar College.  She then taught country school for a couple years.            

She married Lloyd Wolf, Feb 15, 1950 at St Mary’s Catholic Church in Remsen, Iowa.  The couple farmed and fed cattle south of Remsen for 43 years before retiring and moving into Remsen in 1993. Lloyd passed away Nov. 25, 2015.  In August of 2019 she moved into Bavarian Meadows in Remsen then to Happy Siesta Health Care Center in May 2021. 

Phyllis was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, the Catholic Daughters and Christian Mothers.  She enjoyed playing cards in multiple card clubs, traveling and bowling. She also loved visiting her children and spending time with her grandchildren.                                   

Survivors include, her children, David (Santina) Wolf of Frederick, MD, Bill (Diana) Wolf of Remsen, Kathryn Wolf and Hermann Wiemer of Ithaca, NY, Jane (Paul) Bunkers of Santa Ana, CA; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two sisters Mary Ellen Bumann of Cherokee, IA, Jean (Chuck) Higgins of Louisville, TX; one brother, Emmett (Karen) Pletschette of Copperopolis, CA.  

Preceded by, her parents, her husband Lloyd, and one grandson, Louis Bunkers.

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I am so sorry to hear this, Phylliss always had a smile on her face and Loved to visit with her when she was playing cards with Earl and Lois Loutsch

Susan Eubanks Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

My deepest condolences at the passing of your mom. Your parents were some of the best people I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. I'll always remember your mom's beautiful smile, hearty laugh and impeccable appearance. Phyllis was one in a million and will be missed b...

Ann Muller Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Dear Wolf family, I am so sorry for your loss. I am so glad I had the pleasure of meeting Phyllis, she had the greatest smile and was so sweet. May God hold you close to His heart, where He can feel your deepest loss and fill you with His deepest love. With love and pray...

Sarah Donnelly Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

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Mike & Liz Wolf & family Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

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Tribute Store Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Endless love for Grandma Phyllis who was so wonderful and created this beautiful family that we are so lucky to be a part of. Written in the Stars was purchased for the family of Phyllis Margaret Wolf by Love, Carl, Julia and Otis.

Love, Carl, Julia and Otis Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Our condolences to the Wolf Family for the loss of your beautiful mother. Jane, our thoughts and love are with you. Love from the Moon Rabbit Family Roses and Moonlight Bouquet was purchased for the family of Phyllis Margaret Wolf by Moon Rabbit.

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