Phyllis Marie Bromwell
Phyllis Marie Bromwell, 78, passed away December 30, 2011 in Elkhart, Kansas. She was born August 10, 1933 in Liberal, Kansas to Hugh and Gladys Hibler Harding.
Phyllis married John P. Bromwell of Plains, Kansas, on March 9, 1956 in Clayton, New Mexico and they enjoyed life together for 55 years. Preceding Phyllis in death were her parents, her brother Bob Harding and her sister Mary Louis Schupman.
Phyllis is survived by John and her four daughters: Diana M. Long (Melvin), Liberal, KS, Sharon L. Maerz (Brad), Denver, CO, Debbie J. Norwood (Mike), Colorado Springs, CO, and Johnna P. Caldwell (Joe), Turpin, OK. She is also survived by eight grandchildren: Teresa Long and Jason Long (Chris), Liberal, KS, Johnathan Maerz, Nick Maerz and Amy Maerz, Denver, CO, Sarah Norwood, Nashville, TN, Benjamin Norwood, Golden, CO and Mindy Caldwell James (Kelly), Stillwater, OK. Phyllis is survived by thirteen great grandchildren.
Phyllis is also survived by four sisters Bonnie Schenkel, Great Bend, KS, Joy Elmore (Monty), Liberal, KS, Rose Hopewell, Joshua Tree, CA, and Carole Lightle (Carl), Melrose, NM.
Phyllis was a life-time member of the PTA. She was a longtime member of the Straight Rod-N-Reel Club. She loved to camp and was an avid fisher-woman, loving to fish for anything, anywhere.
A memorial service celebrating Phyllis’ life was held at 11 am on Thursday, January 12th, 2012 at Miller Chapel in Liberal, KS with Rev. Bill Prater presiding. Interment followed at the Plains Cemetery, Plains, KS.
In lieu of flowers the family welcomes donations to the Alzheimer’s Association or the charity of your choice.
Condolences may be sent to the family at: The John Bromwell Family, 3/0 Jonna Caldwell, RR2, Box 69A, Turpin, OK 73950.