Phyliss Mineck, 97, of Davenport, Iowa, formerly of Tipton, Iowa, peacefully passed away on Sunday, June 10, 2018, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf, Iowa.
Cremation will take place at Trimble Crematory under the direction of Cremation Society of the Quad Cities.
Phyliss was born on August 27, 1920 on a farm near Belle Plaine, Iowa to Alfred and Helen Charlotte (Prill) Schluntz.
She grew up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and graduated from St. Lukes School of Nursing. She married Robert C. Mineck on April 5, 1942 in Los Angeles, California where he was stationed in the Army. She practiced nursing in New York, California, Texas, Colorado and Iowa. She and Robert (Bob) raised their children in Tipton, Iowa. Phyliss was an active member of the Tipton United Methodist Church, B.P.W. and American Legion Auxiliary. She was a school nurse and worked for Drs. Kopsa and Kruse in Tipton. After retirement she and Bob traveled the United States as well as many other countries. She loved to enter antiques and food in the Cedar County fair, gardening, sewing, crafting and swimming. She also loved spending time with family.
Those left to cherish her memory include her children Sandy (Win) Toerber, Freeport, IL, Rick (Peg) Mineck, Grand Mound, IA, Dianne (Tom) Polasik, Stillwater, MN, 8 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. She is also survived by a sister Jeanne Dougan, Dayton, OH.
Phyliss was preceded in death by her parents, husband Bob (1999) and a son Robin (1946).
A memorial has been established in the name of the Tipton United Methodist Church, Tipton, IA and Clarissa Cook Hospice House Bettendorf, IA.
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