Phyllis Conger, age 95 of Sac City, IA, passed away on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at Park View Rehabilitation Center in Sac City, IA. Phyllis Elaine Conger was born on March 11, 1924, in Sac City to parents Wilbur and Drucilla (Schropel Herrold) Block. She grew up in Sac City where she was baptized and confirmed into the Methodist faith. She graduated from Sac City High School and went on to earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture at Iowa State University.
On June 20, 1948, Phyllis was united in marriage to Channing Conger at the Methodist Church in Sac City. This union was blessed with two children: Cheryl and Guy. Phyllis was active with the Congregational Church in Olmsted Falls, OH and served on the Olmsted Falls Board of Education. She was later an active member in the United Methodist Church of Sac City and the women’s circle. Phyllis enjoyed knitting, sewing, crocheting and making candy.
Phyllis was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She will be dearly missed by those who knew and loved her.
Those left to cherish her memory include her husband of 71 years, Channing Conger of Sac City, IA; son Guy H. (Laura) Conger of Woodside, CA; grandchildren: Claire Chiaravalle and Channing M. Conger; great-granddaughter Samantha Chiaravalle; and sister Wilma (Duane) Fort of Sac City, IA.
Phyllis was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Cheryl, sister Drucilla Rix, and infant brother Delmar.