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Linn County News

Published Dec. 2, 2020

Phyllis Lorraine Halverson Green, age 77, Mound City, Kan., passed away Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. She was born on March 22, 1943, in Marshalltown, Iowa, the daughter of Howard and Iva Kiser Halverson. She was united in marriage to Robert Green on Feb. 7, 1968, in Steamboat Springs, Colo. Together they ran a cleaning business and meat locker. She later worked as a bookkeeper and retired from the Disney Company. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Mound City, Kan., branch, Eastern Star and the Red Hat Club. She was not one to sit at home. She enjoyed shopping, riding motorcycles, traveling, being with her family, playing cards, and researching genealogy.

Phyllis was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Verneal Baker; brother, Marvin Doran; five grandchildren, Trisha Purdy, Brylee Green, Jonathon Barber, Christopher and Charlyssa Good; and a daughter in law, Susan Good. Phyllis is survived by her husband, Robert; seven children, Kim Barber, Chris Felix (John), Troy Good, Michael Green, Tate Green, Robert Good, and William Good (Kim); grandchildren, Mathew and Sara Barber, Lindsey and Trevor Sirdoreus, Zachariah Liskowiak, Leslie and Matt Langford, Joel, Caleb, Judith and Ashely Green, Moriah Manecke, Kelsey Poole, Joe and Steven Potter and Arron Good, and twenty two great- grandchildren.

A gathering to celebrate Phyllis’s life will be held at a later date. Contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society or a Covid 19 Relief Fund. Online condolences can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com.

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