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Phylis M. (Kirchner) Shook

August 15, 1924 — July 27, 2020


Phylis M. Shook, 95, of Tiffin died at 9 a.m. Monday, July 27, 2020, at Elmwood at the Shawhan, Tiffin.  She was born August 15, 1924 in Tiffin to Herbert Leo and Hazel Ruth (Niebel) Kirchner.  She married Joseph W. Shook December 2, 1950, in St. Joseph Catholic Church and he died January 22, 2002.

Survivors include a son, David Charles Shook of Toledo, a daughter, Rebecca Elaine (John) Botton of Tiffin; ten grandchildren, Lindsey, Ashley, Jacqueline, Jillian, Jocelyn, Rehna, Briana, Cassie, Miranda and Misty; six great-grandchildren; a brother Keith (Maureen) Kirchner, of Tiffin and a sister, Betty Wertz of Bascom.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, a son, Joseph Williard Shook, II, and three brothers, John Kirchner, Herbert Kirchner, and Robert Kirchner and two great-grandhildren.

Phylis was a 1942 Columbian High School graduate. She retired after 52 years in accounting at Webster Mfg.  She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and enjoyed golfing, day trips, reading, eating out and dogs.

A private service for immediate family only will be Friday at Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, 214 S. Monroe St. Tiffin, Ohio 44883 (419) 447-3113. Rev. Joseph Szybka will officiate with burial at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery following.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul’s Sharing Kitchen, F.A.C.T or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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