Phyllis M. Bystol

Phyllis M. Bystol

RIO-Phyllis M. Bystol, age 85, passed away on Monday, July 16, 2012 following complications from a recent surgery. She was born on September 9, 1926 at Elmhurst, IL the daughter of George and Amanda (Gieder) Pladna.

Phyllis worked for Chrysler Corporation until her retirement on September 30, 1986. She was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Arlington and volunteered for many years at the Columbia County Health Care Center. On December 20, 1976 she was united in marriage to Marvin L. Bystol.

In addition to Marvin her husband of 36 years, survivors include her three children, Donna (Billy) Stanley, Bruce (Lisa) Newlander, Steve Newlander; a stepdaughter, June (Gerald) Wetzel; 7 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; a sister, La Verle Hall; and many neighbors and friends. She was preceded in death by her brother, Lyle and her sister, Eileen.

Funeral services will be held at St. Peters Lutheran Church, 303 Park St. in Arlington, on Thursday, July 19, 2012 at 11:00am with Reverend Marion Hendrickson presiding. Visitation will be held from 9:30am until the time of the service at the church on Thursday. Burial will be at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Lodi. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to St. Peter’s Church.