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Phyllis E. (Liby) Mills

January 20, 1929 ~ January 12, 2022 (age 92)


Phyllis E. Mills, 92, of Decatur, IN passed away Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at Adams Woodcrest. Phyllis was born in Adams County on January 20, 1929 to the late Homer and Mary (Ogg) Liby. Phyllis was first married to Jay Minch in 1947 and he preceded her in death on January 2, 1964. On August 1, 1967, she married Daniel J. Mills and he also preceded her in death on March 13, 2013.

Phyllis was a member of First United Methodist Church. She worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse, where she worked in doctors’ offices in Texas and Oregon. She also was a homemaker.

She is survived by two sons, Duane (Jill) Minch of Bloomington, IN and Greg (Marg) Minch of Decatur, IN; a daughter, Libby Kae Strickler of Decatur, IN; two half-brothers, Jerry Liby and Robert (Joni) Liby both of Ft. Wayne, IN; 5 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

Phyllis was preceded in death by two brothers, Ronald and Doyle Liby.

Per Phyllis’s request NO services will be held. Burial will take place in the Decatur Cemetery next to her late husband Jay at a later date.

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Arrangements handled by Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home.

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