Phyllis J. Martin


Phyllis J. Martin, age 87 of North Oaks formerly of Crosby died on October 4, 2020 at the Waverly Gardens Presbyterian Home in North Oaks. She was born on March 12, 1933 in Crosby to Lyman and Dora (Wilmot) Hardy. Phyllis married Chester G. โ€œChetโ€ Martin on March 20, 1954 in Minneapolis. She was a retired teacher with the Crosby-Ironton School District. She was an active member of the Crosby-Ironton Presbyterian Church and was currently attending the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Crosby. Phyllis was an active volunteer and staff at the Hallett Public Library in Crosby and was a member of the Serbian Sisters.

Phyllis is survived by two sons, Jay (Jean) Martin of Shoreview and Thomas (Jeanne Ullevig) Martin of Ham Lake; three daughters, Mary Ann (Joseph) Porwoll of Colgate, WI, Carol (Pete) Midthun and Jane (Joseph) Pribyl all of Shoreview; one brother, George Hardy of St. Cloud and one sister, Judy McKanna of Crosby; seven grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.

Preceding Phyllis in death are her parents; her husband Chet in 2018 and one brother, Howard Hardy.

A Memorial service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 17, 2020 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Crosby. Burial will be at the Lakewood Cemetery in Crosby. A visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Arrangements are with the Koop Funeral Home in Crosby.

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