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Phyllis Marie Barber, 78, of Rapid City, passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2017 at her home with her family by her side. She was born on July 26, 1938 in Custer Twp., to the late Melvin and Geraldine (Hughey) Mariage.
Phyllis married Lawrence Barber on June 26, 1982 in Rapid City. She enjoyed camping, bowling, kayaking, and shopping. Phyllis was a great cook. She loved spending time with her family and friends. Phyllis was a very active member of the Rapid City Church of Christ.
Surviving Phyllis is her husband, Lawrence; children, Harold L. (Candy) Kiel, Shelley J. Halasinski, Gail M. (Jerry Jacobson) Pollack, all of Muskegon, Joni L. (Larry) Fuson, of Rapid City, Richard D. (Paul Niles) Barber, of Ilinois and Lawrence R. (Joyce) Barber, Jr.,of Independence, Kansas; 16 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; siblings, Sharon Cross, of Rapid City, Geri Sue (Brett) Gallagher, of Kalkaska and Martin D. (Lori) Peck, of Traverse City; sister-in-law, Diane Mariage.
Preceding Phyllis in death is her parents, Melvin and Eve Mariage, Geraldine and Martin Peck; grandson, Phillip D. Kiel; siblings, Daniel Mariage, Dennis Mariage; twin sisters, Florence and Delores Mariage.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, May 24th at 1 p.m. at Excelsior Twp. Cemetery.
Memorials can be made to Rapid City Church of Christ.
Online condolences can be left at wolfeoneill.com
Arrangements were made by Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, our family serving yours.
Published on May 23, 2017
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