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Phyllis J. Nufer, 85, Winamac, passed away at 12:46 a.m. Friday, July 14, 2017, at Pulaski Health Care Center in Winamac.
Phyllis was born Nov. 19, 1931, in Star City, to the late Clinton and Esther Schultz Drach. On Feb. 9, 1957, she married Joseph R. Nufer. He passed away March 4, 2004.
Phyllis was a homemaker. She had worked in the dietary department of Pulaski Memorial Hospital. She had also worked as a cleaner at the former Winamac Cleaning and Laundry.
Phyllis was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church and had been active in the Christian Mothers.
She enjoyed automobile racing and trips to Las Vegas. Phyllis also enjoyed playing cards.
She is survived by sister Betty (JD) Danford, Star City; brother Donald (Gloria) Drach, Winamac; nieces and nephews, Ronda Denney, Cindy Rife, Diana Farris, Donald Drach, Debby Drach, Doug Drach and Dixie Weldon; and several great-nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Clinton and Esther Schultz; her husband, Joseph R. Nufer; and a sister, Pauline Drach.
A funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. (EDT) Tuesday, July 18, at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Winamac with the Rev. Leroy Kinnaman officiating. Burial will take place at St. Peters Cemetery in Winamac.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. (EDT) Monday, July 17, at Frain Mortuary. A Scriptural Wake service will be at 7 p.m. immediately followed by a Rosary Service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Pulaski Health Care Center.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac.
Online condolences may be offered in the guestbook at www.frainmortuary.com.
Published on July 14, 2017
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