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Monday, 02 December 2013 10:55
Obit-Photo-Phyllis-HenryPhyllis W. Henry, 61, of Bowling Green, Ohio, passed away Saturday, November 30, 2013, after a courageous fight with Ovarian Cancer.
Phyllis was born in Port Clinton, Ohio to Alfred and Doris (Schubel) Wendt. She married Dan Henry on March 8, 1975 in Oak Harbor and he survives her in Bowling Green, Ohio.
Along with her husband Dan, Phyllis is survived by her mother, Doris Wendt, of Oak Harbor, sons: Benjamin (Kristine) Henry, of Ann Arbor, Michigan; Matthew (Emily) Henry, of Bowling Green, Ohio; grandchildren: Lila A., Carter J., and Faith I. Henry; sisters: Kathleen (John) Fawley; Janet (Joel) Burg; brothers: Jim (Pat) Wendt; Roger (Tanya) Wendt, and Dale Wendt.
Phyllis was preceded in death by her father: Alfred Wendt and a brother: David Wendt.
Phyllis was a graduate of Oak Harbor High School. After graduation Phyllis furthered her education and obtained her Undergraduate Degree in Education from Bowling Green State University and also received her Master's Degree from Bowling Green State University.
After graduation, Phyllis began her career as the Extension Agent for the Wood County Extension Office from 1974-1976. After leaving the Extension Office, Phyllis enjoyed being a stay at home mother to her two sons for a few years before going back to BGSU to obtain her Master's Degree. After receiving her Master's Degree, Phyllis became a full time Professor in the College of Education and Human Development in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences at Bowling Green State University where she remained until her retirement in 2012.
Phyllis was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Haskins, where she was a member of the women's group and church choir. Phyllis was a member of the Dining for Women's group at Blessed John XXIII and a member of the Wood County Farm Bureau Council. Phyllis was an avid quilter and attended quilt workshops all over the state of Ohio, she also enjoyed sewing and making things for her grandchildren.
Phyllis loved to travel and especially enjoyed spending time along the water.
She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, cooking and most of all spoiling her grandchildren.
Visitation for Phyllis will be held on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 from 2 to 8 p.m. in the DECK-HANNEMAN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 1460 W. Wooster Street/P.O. Box 648, Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402, Tele: 419-352-2171. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. in the St. Paul Lutheran Church, 17050 Middleton Pike, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402 with Pastor Jim Paulson officiating. Interment will follow in the Tontogany Cemetery, Tontogany, Ohio.
Memorial contribution in Phyllis' honor may be given to the St. Paul Lutheran Church or to the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition NW Ohio Division, 6906 Morningdew Blvd., Maumee, Ohio 43537.
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