Minturn, Phyllis

Phyllis J. Minturn, 67, of Galena, Mo., died March 5, 2014, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Mo.

She was born Aug. 29, 1946, in Las Animas, Colo., the daughter of Ellsworth Miller and Vivian (Buhrer) Miller. She married Robert Minturn in Las Vegas, Nev., on April 14, 1972, and he survives.

In addition to her husband, Phyllis is survived by her mother, Vivian Davidson of La Junta, Colo.; a son, Michael Minturn of Morenci, Mich., a daughter, Brenda Minturn of Galena, Mo.; brothers, Larry Miller of Springfield, Colo., and Lyle Miller and Terry Miller, both of La Junta, Colo.; sisters, Carol Helphingstine and Kathy Johnson, both of La Junta, Colo., Janis Fulton of Kendall, Kan., Sandra Robinson of Larned, Kan., Cheryl Adkins of Lamar, Colo., and Linda Smith of Las Animas, Colo.; and four grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father, and a brother, Donald Miller.

Graveside services were March 10, at Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield, Mo.