PROPHETSTOWN – Phyllis Eileen Lofgren, 91, of Prophetstown, died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at Good Samaritan Society – Prophets Riverview in Prophetstown.
Phyllis was born Feb. 16, 1923, in Loraine Township in Henry County, the daughter of Forrest and Esther (Sippel) Heller. She married Fred H. Lofgren on Sept. 4, 1942, in Loraine Township. He preceded her in death in November 1977. Phyllis was employed as a school bus driver, and a cook for the schools and nursing home. She also baked wedding cakes. She was a member of Prophetstown United Methodist Church, a member of the O.E.S. Minerva Chapter 6 in Prophetstown, and a past Worthy Matron.