Phyllis N. Gesing, 85, entered eternity on Monday, May 10, 2021 at the Anamosa Care Center. Graveside committal services will be held on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 2:00 pm, St. Bridget’s Cemetery, Nolan Settlement, Solon. Cards and memorials may be mailed in c/o Judith Gerleman, 1520 Poplar Lane, North Liberty, IA 52317. Online condolences may be shared at www.fryfuneralhome.com.
Phyllis was the daughter of Clem and Nora VanSickel Hyke and was born in Cresco, Iowa on July 31, 1935. She graduated from Paris #4 School and was married at 16 years of age to Raphael J. Gesing in Lourdes Our Lady Catholic Church. Phyllis worked for NICC (Area #1 North East Iowa Tech Community College) for 31 years.
Phyllis is survived by her 3 daughters, Judith (Ken) Gerleman of North Liberty, Iowa, Linda (Dale) Schroeder of Des Moines, Iowa, Darlene (Mark) Mostek of Lakewood, Colorado; sons, Micheal (Jolene) Gesing of Postville, Iowa and Lawrence (Kathy) Gesing of Spillville, Iowa; brothers, Lyle Hyke of Cedar Rapids, Iowa and Earl Hyke of Missouri; sister, Esther Lensing of Calmar, Iowa; Grandchildren, Melissa, Luke, Marie, Adam, Jackie, Georg, Karl, Angela and Jeremiah and 10 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Caroline Gesing; grandson, Joseph McMullen; and her siblings, Dorothy Marhoul, Neoma Miller, Lois Combs, Gladys Samec, Katherine Feuerhelm, Alice Praska, Hazel Vaugn, Mary Ernest and Glenn Hyke.
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