Phyllis M. Wood
August 7, 1924 - October 1, 2010
BiographyPhyllis M. Wood – age 86, of Pocahontas, passed away Friday, October 1, 2010, at the Pocahontas Community Hospital in Pocahontas, Iowa.
Phyllis Marie Rehmke was born August 7, 1924, in Ida County, Iowa. She was the daughter of Herman and Clara (Koepke) Rehmke. She graduated from Battle Creek High School in 1941. On March 4, 1946, Phyllis married Robert Wood at Ida Grove. The couple settled in the Cedar Rapids area where Phyllis worked as a desk clerk and computer operator in the banking industry and for Nordstrom Oil Co. She retired in the 1980’s. Robert passed away in April of 1998 and later that year Phyllis moved to Pocahontas to be near her family.
Phyllis and Robert enjoyed traveling in their RV and she enjoyed raising and taking care of her dogs and baking.
Survivors include her sister, Lois Haroldson of Linn Grove; brother-in-law, George Nedved of Pocahontas; aunt, Luren Jurek of Lindsay, CA; good friend, Duane Smith of Fort Collins, CO and several nieces and a nephew.
Phyllis was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert, brothers, LeRoy, Carl and Lowell Rehmke and sisters, LeNora Rehmke and Florence Nedved.
October 6, 2010, 11:00 AM
Trinity Lutheran Cemetery - Grant Twp., Ida Grove, Iowa