Phyllis Marlene Woods, age 78, of Three Rivers, died Saturday, December 26, 2020 at Heartland Healthcare Center in Three Rivers. She was born in Gary, Indiana on May 27, 1942 the daughter of Phillip and Minnie (Langlie) Woldahl. She was raised in Gary where she worked briefly as a telephone operator until the birth of her first child. Later, when the children were older, she worked at K-Mart Stores in Illinois and Michigan. She enjoyed reading and working on jigsaw puzzles.
Phyllis is survived by three children, David (Robin) Woods, Phillip (Tracey) Woods, and Kathryn Woods; three granddaughters, Mirena, Chelsea, and Haili; two grandsons, Zak and Leland; five great-grandchildren; brother, Milo Woldahl; three nephews, Kenneth (Wanda) Woldahl, Michael (Teri) Woldahl, and Mark (Marcia) Woldahl; one niece, Karen Woldahl. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ronald Woods; infant brother, Palmer; and granddaughter, Haylee Grace Woods.
In keeping with her wishes, cremation has been conducted and no services are planned at this time. It is suggested that memorial donations be directed to either the Susan G. Koman Foundation to combat breast cancer, or to your favorite local animal shelter. Professional assistance was provided by the Eickhoff Farrand Halverson Chapel of Three Rivers. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.efhchapel.com