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Phyllis Ann Berde, 88

Phyllis Ann (Begnaud) Berde, age 88, of St. Paul Park, born March 28, 1926, in Red Lake Falls, Minn., and died May 5, in St. Paul.

Phyllis was a wonderful mother, grandmother, and friend. She raised seven children, and was blessed with 27 grandchildren; and 43 great-grandchildren. She was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church for 56 years; volunteering there and at Wakota Life Care Center.

Survivors include her children, Scott (Cindy), Blake (Kathy), Mark, Kent (Lee), Paulette (Allen) Ludens, Jay (Sharon), and Lisa (John) Tetzlaff; and sister, Joyce Smith.

Preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Helen Draeger; and granddaughter, Kateri (Duffy).

Mass of Christian Burial was 11 a.m. Thursday, May 8, at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 920 Holley Ave., St. Paul Park, with visitation that began at 10 a.m. Interment was at St. Thomas Aquinas Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred; donations will be dedicated in Phyllis' name for the Wakota Life Care Center.

KOK Funeral Homes