GOSHEN — Phillies R. Stern, 83, died, May 9, 2019, at Greencroft Healthcare.
She was born May 8, 1936, in Conway, Kansas, to Aaron T. and Mathilda (Ratzlaff) Willems,
On Aug. 26, 1958, she married Roy L. Stern in McPherson, Kansas.
He survives along with daughters, Roya (Joe Spencer) Stern of East Grand Rapids, Michigan and Tonja (Jeff) Stern-Gilbert of Elkhart; a son, Phillip (Julie) Stern of Winchester, Massachusetts; and seven grandchildren.
Phillies was a member of Goshen City Church of the Brethren and had a great love for Camp Mack, Milford, where she volunteered for many years as a camp counselor, camp director and board member.
Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 15, at Goshen City Church of the Brethren followed by an 11 a.m. memorial service.
Memorial contributions may be given to Camp Mack or Goshen City Church of the Brethren.
Yoder-Culp Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.