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Phyllis Kihne

 Phyllis Kihne, 95, of Cavalier, ND passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at Wedgewood Manor, Cavalier, ND. A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 17, 2020 at 2:00 p.m.at the Cavalier Presbyterian Church, Cavalier, ND. Visitation at the church for one hour before the time of services. Social distancing and use of a mask encouraged. Memorial service will be streamed on the Askew Funeral Homes Facebook Page.

     Phyllis Mae Gibney was born February 15, 1925, near Bathgate, ND to Russell and Ella Gibney. She grew up in the rural Bathgate-Hamilton area, where she attended country schools and worked out to help the family.

     On June 5, 1943, she married Howard Kihne at Cavalier, ND. After their marriage they lived in Cavalier Township, where they farmed. They later moved to Bathgate, ND where she worked at the Pioneer Rest Home for several years as a cook. Upon retirement they moved to Cavalier.

     She enjoyed sewing, knitting, crocheting, quilting, and spending time with her family.

     She is survived by her children: Russell (Zona), Roger (Rita), Garry (Marjorie) all of Cavalier; Maxine (Dennis) McFadden, Castle Rock, CO and Marlene (Randy) Keney, Hamilton, ND; daughter-in-law, Virginia, Paleo Cedro, CA. She is also survived by 16 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild, and several nieces and nephews.

     Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Howard; son, Fredrick Louis; brothers: James, Don, and Bob; and sisters: Mayme, JoAnn, and Jean.


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Barb Mollberg Jul 8 2020 12:00 AM

Phyllis' Family, Your Mom was always so pleasant to talk to and to hear her voice on the phone. Always dressed up so pretty and always willing to help out when she could. May you all share stories/memories that help ease your pain of the loss of your loved one. Our deepest sympathy to all of you, Don & Michelle Murray

Michelle Murray May 26 2020 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of your loss. It was always fun to visit with Phyllis whether on the street, in a store or at the American Legion. Cherish the memories that you have with her and my God comfort you during this difficult time.

Kermit and Ruth Rollefstad May 24 2020 12:00 AM

Phyllis will be missed so much..I loved visiting my aunt and hearing her stories and her great sense of humor.. Phyllis your family is always in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. I love you Phyllis and know you are at peace. I will miss you so much

Rhonda May 22 2020 12:00 AM

I loved working with your sweet Mom at the Pioneer Rest Home in Bathgate. So many good memories. Thinking of you and all the good times. Blessed be her memory.

Barb Mollberg May 22 2020 12:00 AM