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Phyllis A. Brashaw

Phyllis A. Brashaw, 69, Oregon, died Sunday, April 6, 2014 in her home.

She was born Dec. 30, 1944 in Oregon, the daughter of LaVerne and Mildred (Gaede) Bradford.

She married Robert Brashaw in Oregon on Dec. 30, 1966.

She retired in 2003, after 27 years of service, from the Illinois Department of Human Services.

Phyllis graduated from Oregon High School in the Class of 1963.

She enjoyed her shopping trips, her “get togethers” with her retirees from work, and her outings with the “ya-ya” club.

Family was very important to Phyllis and she supported them in every way possible.

Survivors include her husband, Bob; daughter, Jennifer (Jim) Kitzmiller, Oregon; son, Jayson (Kelly) Brashaw, South Elgin; grandchildren, Addison, Ashlyn, Avery and Cooper; brother, Gene (Rita) Bradford, North Carolina; nieces, Kara Sandblom, Amy Krawchuk, and Carly Sell; and nephews, Justin Bradford, Tim Bates, Todd Bates, and Ryan Bates.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Robert.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 10 at 11 a.m. at Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 110 S. Seventh St., Oregon, with Rev. David Rogula officiating.

Visitation was scheduled for Wednesday, April 9 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery at a later date.

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