Phyllis Irene Culver, 93, went to our Lord Friday, July 1, 2022, in Wilber, Nebraska.
The daughter of Harold and Marcella (Lyle) Hackett, Phyllis was born in Burlington Junction, Missouri, on October 10, 1928. She attended Burlington Junction schools.
On July 5, 1945, Phyllis was united in marriage to Loren D. Culver, Jr. in Leavenworth, Kansas. They began farming in the Clearmont and Burlington Junction, Missouri, areas and also on the Missouri side of Blanchard, Iowa. In 1994, Phyllis and Loren moved into Westboro, Missouri, but continued to have livestock until 1996. In September of 2007, they moved to Cameron, Missouri. In 2008 Phyllis moved to Tarkio, Missouri. In 2013, she moved to Crete, Nebraska, where she lived for three years. In the spring of 2016 Phyllis became a resident of Wilber Care Center, Wilber, Nebraska.
Phyllis was a member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Shenandoah, Iowa. Phyllis cared for her friends, family and others in need. She volunteered and was there to support her family and neighbors. She loved to garden, cook and make beautiful quilts. She loved her family and had a special place in her heart for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents and husband, Loren, Phyllis was preceded in death by sister, Lauretta Hagey, two brothers, Robert L. Hackett and William H. Hackett, and one grandson, Lee Eric Culver. Survivors include daughter, Cheryl Bell and her husband, Richard, Valley, Nebraska; son, Larry Culver and his wife, Julie, Crete; six grandchildren, Tony Bell, Nicole League, Nicolas Bell, Ross Bell, Tara Culver, and Jason Culver; 12 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Linda Davenport, Burlington Junction. Honorable mention and special thank you to longtime neighbors, Bob and Chintana Moss. We are sincerely grateful for your kindness through the years to Loren and Phyllis.
A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, July, 6, 2022, at Davis Funeral Home, Tarkio. Interment will be at Ohio Cemetery, Burlington Junction. Open visitation began at 9:00 a.m. Tuesday at Davis Funeral Home. There is no scheduled family visitation. Memorials may be directed to Alzheimer’s Association or American Cancer Society. Arrangements are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home, Tarkio. Online condolences may be left at www.minterfuneralchapels.com.