Phyllis Lauth, age 72, of Mendon, passed away Monday, 
April 18, 2016 at her daughter’s residence in Angola, IN.
Born December 12, 1943 in Langley, KY, she was a daughter 
of the late Charles Edward “Ed” & Naomi (Osborne) Hicks.
She married Everett Dewaine Lauth in May of 1984, 
and he preceded her in death on May 23, 2015.
Surviving are their Children: Cathy (Todd) Duff of Angola, IN, Karen Adams (fiancé Darrell Clark)
and George (Candes) Fetters Sr., both of Celina, and Todd (Marla) Lauth of Sidney, 
Grandchildren: Kirk & Taylor Duff, Lauren Duff (fiancé Grant Andrews), Jimmy & Josh Adams, 
Kelsi (Devin) Diedrich, Alicen (Christopher) Williams, Josie (Warner) Evans, George Fetters Jr., 
Caleb (Logan) French, Coty French, and Leslie, Kira & Nick Lauth, 
and Great-Grandchildren: Blaze Adams and Mackinlee Williams.
Also surviving are 5 Brothers & Sisters: Wanda Mahaffey of Arkansas, and Pauline Miller, 
Bonita (Eric) Welker, Eugene (Brenda) Hicks and June (Denny) Dorsten, all of Mendon,     
a Sister-in-law: Shirley Hicks of St. Marys, and a Brother-in-law: Nick Brodnicki of Pitsburg, OH.
Phyllis was preceded in death by a Son: Rodney Lauth, 5 Brothers & Sisters: Mary Agnes, Donnie, 
and Vernon Hicks, Dolores Derossett and Joy Brodnicki, and Brothers-in-law: Talbie Derossett, 
Wayne Miller and Eugene Lauth.  
A 1961 graduate of Mendon-Union High School, Phyllis was a homemaker, and enjoyed gardening. 
She was a very loving Mother, Grandmother, Sister and Aunt, who enjoyed spending time with her family.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 AM, Saturday, April 23 at Mendon United Methodist Church, 
with Pastor Randy Christian, officiating.  Burial will follow at Mendon Cemetery.
Calling Hours are from 2-4 & 6-8:00 PM, Friday, April 22 at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home 
in Mendon, and an hour prior to Services on Saturday at the church.


Memorials may be directed to The Alzheimer's Association.
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