Phyllis F. Bethards, 78, of Tama, died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, at Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. at the Sheridan United Methodist Church in rural Malcom with Pastor Bonnie Koeppen officiating. Interment will follow at Sheridan Cemetery in rural Malcom. Visitation will be held Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama. For a complete obituary or online condolences go to www.kruse-phillips.com.
Survivors include three daughters: Debra (Jeff) Upah, of Chelsea, Penny (Rod) Graff, of Toledo, and Stacey (Randy) Murty, of Malcom; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and three on the way; one brother, Lyndall (Nancy) Hill, of Grant City, Mo.; and her significant other of 11 years, Bob Weitzell, of Tama.
A memorial fund has been established.