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Phyllis M. Mann

March 7, 1931 - October 20, 2020

A gathering to celebrate Phyllis’ life will take place later next spring. She will be laid to rest next to her husband at Ft. Custer National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to South County Community Services for Seniors.

Age 89, passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2020. Phyllis was born in Decatur, Michigan on March 7, 1931, the daughter of the late Ray and Anna (Johnson) Earl. Her mother died when Phyllis was only two, but her father married Ora Wordelman, who quickly became a loving mother to her. Along with gaining Ora as a mother, Phyllis also gained a sister, Carlene, who she loved dearly. On May 30, 1948, she married the love of her life, Charles D. Mann, Sr. Phyllis enjoyed traveling, spending time at her home at Kline’s Resort and wintering in Florida on the Kissimmee River. She never missed the opportunity to play a card game and loved boating, mushroom hunting and camping. Besides her parents, Phyllis was preceded in death by her husband, Charles, on May 6, 2011 and sister, Carlene (Paul) Gilchrist. She is survived by her children, Victoria (Bruce) Brillhart and Charles, Jr. (Debra) Mann; grandchildren, Heather (Jeremy), Hillary, Shelley, John, Steven and Katherine; several great-grandchildren; brother, Dan (Kathy) Earl and several nieces and nephews.