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.