Phyllis J. Guell

Phyllis J. Guell, 84 of Fond du Lac, died Thursday, November 21, 2013 at the Hospice Home of Hope. She was born on June 20, 1929 in Cascade the daughter of Edwin and Esther Plautz Breitzman. On October 9, 1948 she married Merlin L. Guell at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Cascade. Merlin preceded her in death on January 5, 2001. Phyllis worked as a beautician for 3 years, helped her husband with their dairy farm for 23 years and later worked at SNC in Oshkosh for 14 years. She was a member of Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, the Ladies of Faith and enjoyed quilting with ladies at church. Phyllis enjoyed sewing, crocheting, reading and spending time visiting with family and friends.

SURVIVORS: Phyllis is survived by her daughter, Barb (Dick) Taddey, Fond du Lac, one granddaughter Vicki Ruplinger, Kewaskum, three great-grandchildren, Olivia, Ella, Lincoln, six step-grandchildren, Jay (Lori) Van Kooy, Wayne Van Kooy, Paul (Tammy) Taddey, LaDonna (Joel) Heider, Jennifer Kowalski, Nicole (Chris) Brandt, twenty step-great-grandchildren. She is further survived by two sisters, Ruth Krueger, West Bend, Joyce (Doug) Schweyer, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, two brothers, Donald (Joan) Breitzman, Plymouth, David (Peggy) Breitzman, Cascade, three sister-in-laws, Mildred Guell, Fond du Lac, Gwyn Guell, Fox Lake, and Joyce Guell, Plymouth, many nieces,nephews and friends.. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one brother Robert Breitzman, one sister Vivian Johanning, and fourteen brother-in-laws and sister-in-laws.

VISITATION: Friends may call on Monday, November 25, 2013 from 4 to 8 PM at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home and at the church on Tuesday from 10:00 AM until the hour of services. FUNERAL: Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 55 North Prairie Road, Fond du Lac with Reverend’s David Haugly and Michael Weigand officiating. Burial will follow in Ledgeview Memorial Park.

Memorials appreciated to Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church or Agnesian Cancer Center .

Uecker-Witt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. For additional information and guest book go to