Phyllis Swartz

Yakima, Wash.

Phyllis (Jacobson) Koffler Swartz, 85, of Yakima, Wash., died July 25, 2017. Interment of ashes was at Ft. Bliss National Cemetery in El Paso, Texas.
Phyllis was born Aug. 9, 1931, on a farm east of Woonsocket to Elvin and Thelma (Johnson) Jacobson. She attended Baruth country school through the eighth grade and graduated from Woonsocket High School in the Class of 1949. She worked as a waitress at the Corner Café through her high school years.
She married Lyle Koffler June 4, 1949. Phyllis attended beauty school in Aberdeen and owned her own shop in Groton. In retirement, they moved to El Paso, Texas. Lyle died there in 1987.
Phyllis married Douglas Swartz in 1991. He died in December 2009. In 2012, Phyllis moved to Yakima, Wash., where she eventually entered hospice.
She is survived by her two children, Lona (Curtis) Belden and Mark (Tess) Koffler; her two brothers, Robert Fay Jacobson and Delvin Jacobson; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Comments are closed.

  • Weather

    Woonsocket
    October 23, 2020, 6:48 am
    Cloudy
    31°F
    real feel: 18°F
    humidity: 89%
    wind speed: 13 mph NNW
    wind gusts: 22 mph
     
  • Upcoming Events

    October 2020
    Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
    September 27, 2020 September 28, 2020 September 29, 2020 September 30, 2020 October 1, 2020 October 2, 2020 October 3, 2020
    October 4, 2020 October 5, 2020 October 6, 2020 October 7, 2020 October 8, 2020 October 9, 2020 October 10, 2020
    October 11, 2020 October 12, 2020 October 13, 2020 October 14, 2020 October 15, 2020 October 16, 2020 October 17, 2020
    October 18, 2020 October 19, 2020 October 20, 2020 October 21, 2020 October 22, 2020 October 23, 2020 October 24, 2020
    October 25, 2020 October 26, 2020 October 27, 2020 October 28, 2020 October 29, 2020 October 30, 2020 October 31, 2020
  • Recent Posts

  • Contact Us

    Ph/Fax: 605.796.4221
    Email: swj4221@icloud.com

    PO BOX 218
    Woonsocket, SD 57385
  • Archives