Obituary for Phyllis Van Dien
Phyllis A. Van Dien, age 84, formerly of Stevens Point, WI, died Wed., July 5, 2017 at the Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon, IL. She was born April 25, 1933 in Madison, WI the daughter of Irvin and Harriett (Wright) Robinson. She graduated from Madison Central High School. Phyllis married Lynn A. Van Dien on Aug. 13, 1951 in Madison. They moved to Stevens Point in 1952 where they raised their family. Phyllis enjoyed arts and crafts including rosemaling, sewing, needlepoint, building doll houses, baking and cooking. She was predeceased by her husband, daughter Jill Van Dien, 1 brother, and 3 sisters. She is survived by her children; Robin (Neil) Minnis of Oregon, IL and Jeff (Karen) Van Dien of Valrico, FL, 5 grandchildren, and 6 Great Grandchildren.
UPDATE as of July 24, 2017: Memorial service for Phyllis will no longer be Thursday July 27, 2017 the memorial service has been postponed due to the unexpected death of her son-in-law, Neil Minnis. New service information will be posted on the website once the date has been determined. Thank you
A Memorial fund is established for the Serenity Hospice and Home.