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Phyllis Joy Nielson

July 17, 1950 May 5, 2022
Phyllis Joy Nielson
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Obituary for Phyllis Joy Nielson

Phyllis Joy Nielson, 71, of Rockford, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2022, at her home following a brief illness. She was born July 17, 1950 in Rockford, the daughter of Edward Lawrence and Emma Augusta (Barr) Mueller. She graduated from Winnebago High School in 1968. Phyllis married Terry Lee Nielson on April 7, 1973 at the First Presbyterian Church of Winnebago.

Phyllis worked in the Winnebago school district for over 20 years. She enjoyed knitting, reading, playing cards, cross word puzzles, watching Chicago sports teams especially the Cubs and Bears.

Phyllis is survived by her husband, Terry Nielson of Rockford; sons, Randy (Becky Moore) Nielson of Machesney Park, Michael (Stephanie Schneider) Nielson of Rockford; granddaughter, Megan (Rick Skryd) Nielson of Clearwater, FL; brother, Edward (Judy) Mueller of Davis; several nephews and nieces.

Phyllis is predeceased by her parents, Edward and Emma Mueller, sister, Pamela Mueller.

A visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, May 12, 2022, at Genandt Funeral Home, 602 N. Elida St., Winnebago.

Interment 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 13, 2022, at the Lawndale section in Willwood Burial Park, 7000 W. State St., Rockford.

In lieu of flowers a memorial will be established. For an online obituary and tributes go to www.genandtfuneralhome.com.

Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

12

May

5:00 PM 5/12/2022 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 5/12/2022 7:00:00 PM
Genandt Funeral Home

602 N. Elida St.
Winnebago, IL 61088

Genandt Funeral Home
602 N. Elida St. Winnebago 61088 IL
United States

Interment

Friday

13

May

11:00 AM 5/13/2022 11:00:00 AM
Willwood Burial Park

7000 W. State St.
Rockford, IL 61102

In the Lawndale section.

Willwood Burial Park
7000 W. State St. Rockford 61102 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Willwood Burial Park Final Resting Place

7000 W. State St.
Rockford, IL 61102

7000 W. State St. Rockford 61102 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

In lieu of flowers a memorial will be established.

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