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Granite Falls Advocate Tribune - Granite Falls, MN
  • Obituary: Phyllis Picht

  • Phyllis Picht, 82, of Granite Falls formerly of Marshall, died Monday, November 18, 2013, at the Granite Falls Manor. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, November 27, at 11 a.m. at Christ Lutheran Church in Marshall. Burial will be held in Vesta Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at ...
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  •     Phyllis Picht, 82, of Granite Falls formerly of Marshall, died Monday, November 18, 2013, at the Granite Falls Manor.              Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, November 27, at 11 a.m. at Christ Lutheran Church in Marshall. Burial will be held in Vesta Cemetery.
        Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the church on Wednesday,  November 27.    
        Phyllis A Picht, 82, formerly of Marshall, went home to the Lord on November 18, 2013 in the Granite Falls Manor. Phyllis was born on November 16, 1931 in Vesta, the daughter of 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 September 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 (Diane) of Granite Falls, Lenny of Marshall and daughter-in-law Deb Picht of Marshall; three granddaughters: Laura (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.
        Arrangements are with the Wing-Bain Funeral Home of Granite Falls.

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