Ruth Phyllis Aeschliman, age 88, of Albany, passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at Albany Oaks Assisted Living. She was born on April 16, 1932 in Albany Township, the daughter of Frank and Margaret (Lawrence) Dunphy. She married John "Hansie" A. Aeschliman on November 13, 1950 at St. Rose Catholic Church, Brodhead, WI. He passed away on May 13, 2012.
Phyllis was raised on the family farm and attended Albany schools. She had worked for the Albany school system for many years and had many friends in the community. Phyllis was an excellent cook, especially making pies and strawberry jam. She was a devoted wife and mother.
She is survived by five children; Susie Kinder, Dan (Shelley) Aeschliman, Joan (Pat) Alderman, Julie (Craig) Bredeson, and Angie (Dean) Bavery. She cherished her eight grandchildren; Brian Kinder, Kelly Lay, Meghan and Kristen Bredeson, Andrew Alderman, Jill McComb, Erin and Anna Bavery-Lundstrum, and was blessed with eight great-grandchildren; Harper, Hudson, Madelyn, Cameron, Elaina, Gema, Arthur, and Evelyn. She is further survived by her sisters Dolores and Sharon; two brothers-in-law, Jule and Roger, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, a brother Lawrence, and sisters, Mary, Bernadine, Isadore and Joann.
Due to Covid, private graveside services will be held at Calvary Cemetery, Magnolia Township, at 11 a.m., Saturday, August 8, 2020, with Father Michael Moon presiding.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Albany School Scholarship Fund or the Albany Lions.
A special thank you to the Albany Oaks Assisted Living, Monroe Clinic Hospital and Monroe Clinic Hospice for their care and compassion.
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