Phyllis S. Carlson, 83, of Monticello, passed away on Monday, June 22, 2020 at her residence.
She was born on January 20, 1937 in Monticello to the late William and Elsie (Arthur) Gosman. She married Roy Dean Carlson and they later divorced and he preceded her in death.
She was a graduate of Monticello High School and had worked at RCA, Bryan Manufacturing, Easton Tru-Flite, Walmart and as a bartender for Redman's Lodge.
Phyllis was a member of Monticello Christian Church. She was also a member of Redman's Lodge Auxiliary, Eagles Auxiliary, and AMVETS Auxiliary. She enjoyed socializing at the Monticello Moose. She was a league bowler and participated in many bowling tournaments state-wide and nationally. She was a very social person and just liked being out and fellowshipping. Phyllis always hosted the family Christmas and always cherished time with her family.
Surviving are her children, Pamela Howard of Lafayette, Phillip (Lori) Carlson of Francesville; grandchildren, Amanda (Brett) Milton, Grant (Lisa) Howard, Samantha (Brian) Tandy, Shaina (Zach) Minnicus; and nine great-grandchildren, and sister, Anita (George) Sproles of Monticello.
In addition to her parents and ex-husband, she was also preceded in death by a sister, Elsie Wenrick, grandson, Brandon Carlson, and a great-grandson, Trenton Tandy.
Visitation will be from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at Springer-Voorhis-Draper Funeral Home of Monticello.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 am Thursday at the funeral home with Rev. Chris Dodson of the Monticello Christian Church officiating.
Burial will follow at the Riverview I.O.O.F. Cemetery.
Memorial contributions are encouraged to the American Cancer Society. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Family and friends are encouraged to share a memory or messages of condolence at www.springerfuneralhome.com