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.