Phyllis M. Grossinger, 85

Phyllis Mae Grossinger, age 85, of Loretto, passed away Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale.

She was born May 3, 1928, in Bismarck, ND, to George and Ozeline (Lemieux) Zirnhelt.

Phyllis was united in marriage to Victor Grossinger Feb. 14, 1953, in Litchfield.

Phyllis was preceded in death by her husband, Victor in 2008; a son, Shawn, in 1993; a brother, Raymond Zirnhelt; and a sister, Elaine Elijah.

She is survived by her children, Georgiana (Ron) Motzko, Thomas (Sandra) Grossinger, Roxane (Ed) Holz, Pamala Nguyen, Mary (Greg) Moen, Douglas (Cathy) Grossinger, and Rita Grossinger; 18 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a brother, Donald Zirnhelt.

Mass of Christian Burial took place Monday, Dec. 30 at 11 a.m. at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Corcoran. Interment was at the St. Patrick Cemetery in Maple Grove.

Visitation was Sunday, Dec. 29 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Iten Funeral Home in Delano, and continued Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church.

Arrangements were by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

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