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Phyllis H. Sohler, 92

Feb 7, 2016

Phyllis Sohler

Lake Crystal Phyllis H. Sohler, age 92, of Lake Crystal died Monday, Feb. 1, 2016 at St. Luke’s Lutheran Care Center in Blue Earth.

Mass of Christian burial was held Friday, Feb. 5, 2016 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Lake Crystal. Burial was held at Holy Family Cemetery.

Phyllis was born Oct. 2, 1923 to Arthur and Gertrude (Gitter) Huebl in Mankato. On Jan. 31, 1945 she married Francis Sohler at SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Mankato. Together they raised seven children, Helen, Joseph, Susanne, Michael, Carol, Patricia, and Dianne.

Phyllis was known to be an excellent self-taught seamstress and in her later years she was an avid quilter. During her retirement she enjoyed traveling with her husband, Francis. Phyllis was a strong yet caring and loving woman who found family very important to her. She will be greatly missed by many.

She is survived by her husband, Francis of 71 years; children, Helen (Roger) Hove, Joseph (Patti Hanson) Sohler, Susanne (Richard) Arens, Michael (Nancy) Sohler, Carol Riewe, Patricia (Emil) Pecholt, and Dianne (Ted) Roberts; 18 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; brother, Don Huebl; and many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents; four grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Ruth Huebl.

Lake Crystal Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.