Phyllis Higgins 1944-2017
May 16, 2017


RUTHVEN -- Funeral service for Phyllis M. Higgins of Ruthven will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 18, at Lampe Funeral Home in Lake City. Interment will be in North Raccoon Cemetery at Lanesboro.

Visitation was held Monday, May 15, at the Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Ruthven. The Martin-Mattice Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Phyllis Marie Higgins, daughter of Lawrence and Leona Magner, was born Jan. 14, 1944 in Lake City. She began her education in a one room country school near Lake City and graduated from Lake City High School in 1962.

On Jan. 4, 1963 Phyllis was united in marriage to Raymond O. Higgins in Lake City. To this union a son, Nathan was born.

Phyllis was employed at Witco in Spencer for 22 years, retiring in 2006.

Phyllis passed away Saturday, May 13, 2017 at her home in Ruthven, at the age of 73. She was preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by her husband, Raymond Higgins of Ruthven; her son, Nathan Higgins (Maggie) of Longmont, CO; two grandchildren, Dakota Johnson (Jason) of West Bend, and Nickolas Higgins of Longmont, CO; three great grandchildren, Macy Higgins, Zoey Higgins, and Haley Johnson West Bend; and two brothers.

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