Phyllis Tuttle
August 11, 1930 - May 16, 2017
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Phyllis M. (Sheriff) Tuttle, age 86, of Green Bay, passed away on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 holding her daughters' hands. She was born on August 11, 1930 in Green Bay to Richard and Hannah (Eliason) Sheriff. Phyllis was a 1948 graduate of West High School, where she met Carroll "Poochie" Tuttle, who she later married on June 25, 1951. He preceded her in death on February 6, 2014.

Phyllis enjoyed playing golf, attending ladies day at the Brown County Golf Course for over 50 years. She also enjoyed playing tennis and was the Green Bay City Tennis Champion in 1949. Phyllis loved watching the Packers and was an avid fan. She always cherished the time she spent with her great grandchildren, who were known to her as her "little people".

Phyllis is survived by two daughters, Carol "Punkie" (Jim) Zelzer and Debbie (Mike) Dickey; three grandchildren, Courtnay (Tom) Rettler, Nathan (Heather) Zelzer, Mitchell (Beth) Dickey; eight great grandchildren, Hannah, Spencer and Sarah Rettler, Jake, Colin and Paige Zelzer, William and Ella Dickey and her brother, Jerry (Marsha) Sheriff; sister in law, Sally Wright; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

She is preceded in death by two brothers, Irving (Ann) Sheriff and Robert (Barbara) Sheriff; two sisters, Ruth (Herbie) Hansen and Mary (Dick) Brock.

Visitation will be held at Lyndahl Funeral Home, 1350 Lombardi Ave, on Monday, May 22, 2017 from 3:30 pm until the time of funeral service at 5:00 pm with Rev. Rachel Knoke officiating. Expressions of sympathy, memories and photos may be shared with Phyllis's family on www.lyndahl.com. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established.

Phyllis' family would like to thank Dr. Robert Mead, every angel at Cardinal Ridge and Sammy, Unity Hospice and Bonnie Vann for all of the compassionate care and support they have given Phyllis.

Mom, I'm going to miss making my phone call to my best friend every day. It will be empty airtime. Love, Deb

Mom, you were a ray of sunshine to everyone you met. You never had a bad word to say about anyone and I admired that so much. I love you! XO Punkie
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Mon, May 22, 2017
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM


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Lyndahl Funeral Home
1350 Lombardi Avenue
Green Bay, Wisconsin 54304


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Mon, May 22, 2017
5:00 PM


Location

Lyndahl Funeral Home
1350 Lombardi Avenue
Green Bay, Wisconsin 54304


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Robert Mead
May 22, 2017

My sympathies to the Tuttle family for the passing of Phyllis. It was a joy to have known her and a privilege to have helped care for her. I will send word of her passing to her favorite Cutie Pie.

Andy Borowski
May 19, 2017

To the family of Phyllis Tuttle, especially Mike and Debbie Dickey you have my deepest sympathy for the loss of your mother/mother in law. Although it's been awhile since I last spoke to your mom, I'll remember her for a... more

May 19, 2017
To the family of Phyllis Tuttle, especially Mike and Debbie Dickey you have my deepest sympathy for the loss of your mother/mother in law. Although it's been awhile since I last spoke to your mom, I'll remember her for always having a kind word to say. She was so easy going and fun to talk with. Thoughts and prayers go out to your family.

Andy Borowski
Andy Borowski
May 19, 2017

To the family of Phyllis Tuttle, especially Mike and Debbie Dickey you have my deepest sympathy for the loss of your mother/mother in law. Although it's been awhile since I last spoke to your mom, I'll remember her for a... more

May 19, 2017
To the family of Phyllis Tuttle, especially Mike and Debbie Dickey you have my deepest sympathy for the loss of your mother/mother in law. Although it's been awhile since I last spoke to your mom, I'll remember her for always having a kind word to say. She was so easy going and fun to talk with. Thoughts and prayers go out to your family.

Andy Borowski
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