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1 of 17 | Posted by: Robin Jones

“My deepest sympathy to the entire family. It's now time to celebrate her life and remember all the happy memories you shared. It's been a short...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Susan Meyer

“Gilly - so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family. ”
3 of 17 | Posted by: Mike and Judi Klundt

“Scott and family. Im sorry for your lost. Also celebrate her life.She lived a good life having you as one of her children. God Bless Your Mom and...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Pamela Jacobson

“Sue, I'm so sorry for your loss. She will be missed a lot. What a great women she was...hugs to you my dear friend. ”
5 of 17 | Posted by: Ginger Moss - Darboy, WI

“Duke,Janet, Sue,Scott and the Mader family. So sorry for the loss of your mother. She is at peace with the Lord and her loved ones. Cherish your...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“Duke, Janet & Family, Our deepest sympathy! May the strength of your family bring you peace during this difficult time. ”
7 of 17 | Posted by: Loma & Todd Nelson - Conover, WI

“Thoughts and Prayer for the family. Philbie was one awesome lady. They just don't make'em like that anymore. She will be missed. Sorry we can make...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Bob Mader - Appleton

“Sue, please accept our condolences on the loss of your mom. Hold onto the beautiful memories you have forever.Pat & Ron Fink ”
9 of 17 | Posted by: Pat & Ron Fink - Menasha, WI

“Sue, So sorry to hear about your Mom. I know how close you two were & how greatful she was to have you. She was a Special Lady & Loved by all!...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Carol Bogenschutz

“So sorry to hear about your Mom. She was a Great friend to our whole family especially her & Donny.She will be greatly missed. ”
11 of 17 | Posted by: Colleen ( Dewey Dolan) Schuelke

“Our deepest sympathy from Arlene and Bill. Many great memories. ”
12 of 17 | Posted by: Bill and Arlene Mader

“Sorry for your loss. Dennis and I will be out of town on Friday. So we won't be able to make the funeral. We will have you in thoughts. ”
13 of 17 | Posted by: Cindy Verstegen

“My most sincere condolences to you Scott on the passing of your mom. May God bless you, your family, and your mother. ”
14 of 17 | Posted by: Jerry Reardon

“I am so sorry for the loss of Phyllis. She was such a sweet lady. I was so happy She was at Peabody so I could see her every day. She was so much fun...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Nancy Torma

“Our thoughts and prayers with your family, great lady. Sue and Tony Mader ”
16 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“I had lots of Aunts and Uncles, but will always remember Aunt Phyllis as "the funny one" -- a special lady with a great sense of humor! RIP Aunt...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Carol Mader Carlsen - Jasper, GA

Phyllis Mader, age 89 of Darboy, passed away at her home, surrounded by her family, on Monday, June 19, 2017. Phyllis was born in Sheboygan Falls on September 18, 1927, daughter of the late Gilbert and Helen (Goeser) Erickson. On September 29, 1951, she married Donald Mader in Sheboygan Falls. Phyllis was a loving and generous mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who always put the needs of others before her own. She loved gardening, canning season, visits to the casino with her friend Betty, decorating her home, and preparing special meals for her family. Everyone knew that her favorite time of day was 4:00 PM! Phyllis is survived by seven loving children: Kathy Vogel of Appleton, Sue (Scott) Fairchild of Larsen, Duke (Janet) Mader of Rhinelander, Gilly (Kathy) Mader of Greenville, Randy Mader of Milano, TX, Scott (Nikki Nienhaus) of Kaukauna, and Cindy (Joe) Betters of Kimberly. There are also sixteen grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, a sister: Donna (Roger) Geurden of Kimberly, as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Phyllis was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Donald, a son Keith "Beeper" in 2015, a daughter-in-law Carla Mader, a grandson Jason, a great-granddaughter Grace Marie, and by several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law. A memorial funeral liturgy for Phyllis will be held at 3:00 PM on Friday, June 23, 2017 at HOLY SPIRIT PARISH – HOLY ANGELS CHURCH in Darboy. Family and friends are invited to gather at the church on Friday afternoon from 1:00 PM until the time of the mass. For more information or to share a memory of Phyllis, please visit The family would like to thank all of the special angels at Affinity Hospice for their special care, love and compassion. We will never forget your kindness.

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