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Phyllis L. Symington
Phyllis L. Symington, 92, of Cavalier, ND formerly of Neche, ND, passed away Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at Wedgewood Manor, Cavalier, ND. A graveside service will be held Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the Union Cemetery, Neche, ND. Visitation will be held on Monday, July 17th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. prayer service at the Askew Funeral Home, Cavalier, ND. In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to the Alzheimer's Association or Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Red River Valley, 1330 18th Ave. S. Fargo, ND. 58103.
Phyllis was born May 27, 1925, in Minneapolis, MN to Elmer and Gerturde Holman. After graduating from high school, she worked at Northwest Airlines. On October 15, 1947, she married Herb Symington in Minneapolis. After their marriage, they farmed and raised livestock in the Neche area most of their lives together.
She is survived by her children: Bruce (Rosie) Symington, Hot Springs, SD, Bev (Ron) Ritteman, Cavalier, ND, Cheri (Stan) Stroyer, Rochester, NY, Deb (John) Delaney, Valentine, NE, Lyle Symington, Neche, ND; 19 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Herb; brother, Jerry; sister, Donna; daughter-in-law, Angie.
Bev and family, We wish to extend our sympathy to you and your family in the loss of your Mother. I remember having nice visits with her while I was working. Cherish the memories that you had with your Mother.
Ruth & Kermit Rollefstad Jul 16 2017 12:00 AM
Thinking of the family with sympathy.
Julie (Symington) Hjelle Jul 15 2017 12:00 AM
Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of you.
Robert and Jean Blair Jul 15 2017 12:00 AM
Sending hugs to the whole family...I hope your many memories will bring you closer together in the loss of your mom.
Jim and Marian Gilmore Jul 14 2017 12:00 AM
May you find comfort in knowing she is at peace. I always enjoyed both your parents coming into the post office and taking the time for a visit. It seemed one was always taking care of the other. Glad there together again. but sorry for your loss
Jan and Ed Hurley Jul 14 2017 12:00 AM
Dear Aunt Phyllis, you will be missed by your children, grandchildren and all of the extended family. I felt my life enriched by growing up across the road from all of you, your wonderful ability to bake is a warm fuzzy memory! Dear Uncle Herb will have met you now and no more Alzheimer frustrations to plague you. You are free of all earthly worries and cares and have earned your place at the Lord's table on High.
Judy Harlow Jul 14 2017 12:00 AM
Phyllis's Family, Your Mom always seemed to wear that smile whenever you would see her. Remember that smile and let it bring joy to your hearts even through this saddened time. Your Dad and Mom are dancing together now! Let those who surround you provide comfort, strength and faith. GOD bless Phyllis's memory and GOD bless all of you. Don & Michelle Murray
Don & Michelle Murray Jul 14 2017 12:00 AM