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Phyllis Jean Mayo

March 2, 1931 November 8, 2014
Phyllis Jean Mayo
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Phyllis Jean Mayo, 83, of Oconto, passed away Saturday, November 8, 2014. Phyllis was born March 2, 1931 in Oconto to the late Alfred and Phyllis (Merline) Clausen. After spending much of her childhood in Oconto, she moved to Green Bay. Following high school she worked in payroll for WPS. She married David E. Mayo on May 15, 1954 at St. Willebrord Catholic Church in Green Bay. He preceded her in death on June 30, 1990. They resided in Green Bay, then California, before returning to run a dairy farm outside of Oconto. Phyllis was devoted to her family and enjoyed bowling and golfing. She loved her years and friends at Bayside Senior Living. Phyllis was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Oconto as well as the Hospital Auxiliary.

Phyllis is survived by her daughter, Amy (Joseph) Mullen, CO; three sons, Kelly (Barbara Lore Mayo) Mayo, IL; Steven (Jarod Pobst) Mayo, Burlington; Edward (Tracey) Mayo, Green Bay; a sister, Monica Nackers; son-in-law, Greg (JoAnn) Miller, Oconto Falls; daughter-in-law, Lori Mayo, Oregon, WI; fourteen grandchildren, David Lore Mayo, Vincent Mayo, Lucas Lore Mayo, Kim (Ben) Pytleski, Greg (Liz) Miller Jr., Jonathan Miller, Joe (Rachael) Mullen, Brigid (Adam) White, Phyllis-Brooks Mullen, Kyle Mayo, Seth Mayo, Ethan Mayo, James Mayo, Michael Mayo; and six great grandchildren, Kate, J.J., Henry, Grace, Katherine, and Adam Jr. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Kathy Miller; four brothers and sisters, Bernie Landry, Peggy McNeil, Bob Clausen and Ruth Johnson.

The family will receive relatives and friends at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Oconto, from 9 to 11 AM Thursday, November 13, 2014. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 AM Thursday at the church with the Rev. Joel Sember officiating. Burial will be at the Oconto Catholic Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at www.gallagherfuneralhome.net.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Bayside Senior Living activity fund or Holy Trinity Parish.

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9:00 AM 11/13/2014 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/13/2014 11:00:00 AM
Holy Trinity Catholic Church

300 Arbutus Avenue
Oconto, WI 54153

Holy Trinity Catholic Church
300 Arbutus Avenue Oconto 54153 WI
United States

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13

Nov

11:00 AM 11/13/2014 11:00:00 AM
Holy Trinity Catholic Church

300 Arbutus Avenue
Oconto, WI 54153

Holy Trinity Catholic Church
300 Arbutus Avenue Oconto 54153 WI
United States
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