Phyllis Ann Schwierman

July 21, 1931April 7, 2021

Phyllis Ann (Chenoweth) Schwierman, 89, joined her Heavenly Father on April 7, 2021. She was born on July 21, 1931, the middle child of Leonard M. and Dorothy L. (Oehmke) Chenoweth, in Kokomo. She is preceded in death by her sisters (Madelyn Lamb, Shirley Eads) and parents.

Phyllis graduated from Kokomo High School in 1949, marrying David L. Schwierman on June 7, 1950, prior to his Army departure in the Korean War. (David also proceeds her in death). Together, they had four children, Teresa "Terry" Schwierman-Warner, Kokomo, David Bruce Schwierman (Sandy), Russiaville, Gail Schwierman (Dean), Campbellsville, KY, and Jeff Schwierman (Connie), Sharpsville. (Jeff preceded her in death). Phyllis is also survived by eleven grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild.

Phyllis grew up farming and developed a love for cats and dogs. After marriage, she worked at Public Service of Indiana until becoming a mother and homemaker. After raising her family, Phyllis joined First National Bank, retiring at age 72: devoting 23 years to banking.

Phyllis enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, traveling the states with her sisters, and collecting Precious Moments.

Christianity was important to Phyllis. She attended Highland Park Church with her family and friends, playing the piano and organ. Phyllis also loved music and singing. She was a member of Eastern Star. Phyllis was loved by all and will be deeply missed.

Private services for Phyllis were held on Monday, April 12 at Ellers Mortuary for immediate family. She was laid to rest at Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery. Private donations in lieu of flowers or gifts can be made to Highland Park Church, 516 W Sycamore St, Kokomo, IN 46901.


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Phyllis Ann Schwierman

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