Phyllis Picht

Nov. 16, 1931-Nov. 18, 2013

GRANITE FALLS – Services for Phyllis Picht, 82, of Granite Falls formerly of Marshall, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, at Christ Lutheran Church in Marshall. Burial will be in Vesta Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church on Wednesday, Nov. 27. Arrangements are with the Wing-Bain Funeral Home of Granite Falls.

Phyllis A. Picht went home to the Lord Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, at the Granite Falls Manor.

Phyllis was born Nov. 16, 1931, in Vesta to Adolf and Hannah (Blankenhagen) Zimmer.

She was baptized and confirmed at St John’s Lutheran Church in Vesta and attended country school near Milroy. On Sept. 20, 1950, Phyllis was united in marriage to Orville (Chic) L Picht.

In 1958 they moved to Marshall.Their marriage was blessed with three children: Randy, Danny and Lenny. Phyllis was employed by Lloyd’s Fairway in Marshall as the produce manager for 20 years, until the store closed. She then worked at Southside Laundry as manager/attendant for 17 years until she retired at the age of 72. Phyllis loved spending time with her family and her dog Buffy, cooking, baking and playing buck euchre.

Phyllis is survived by her children: Dan (and Diane) of Granite Falls, Lenny of Marshall and daughter-in-law Deb Picht of Marshall; three granddaughters: Laura (and Neil) Smith of Babbitt, Julie Picht of Shakopee and Lisa Picht of Marshall.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Orville “Chic” in 1978, son Randy in 2004, brother Orville, sister Mavis and special friend Dick.