Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter (Wisc.)
Phyllis H. Bremer, age 80, resident of Manitowoc, entered into eternal life on Monday, Sept. 12, 2011 at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center in Manitowoc.
Phyllis was born on Jan. 9, 1931 in Highland, Ill., to Edna Hug Riepshoff and the late Milton Hug. She attended Highland High School with the class of 1949 and then continued her education at Southern Illinois University, Millikin University, and Northern Illinois University.
On Aug. 5, 1950, Phyllis married Rev. Calvin C.H. Bremer in Highland, Ill. Rev. Bremer preceded Phyllis in death on Jan. 31, 2008.
Phyllis taught fourth grade children at Decatur Public Schools and Oakbrook Public Schools in Illinois. Phyllis' life centered around her family and the people closest to her.
Survivors include two sons: Eric Bremer, Chicago, IL; and Jared (Jodi) Bremer, Manitowoc; six grandchildren: Hans, Chris, Martin, Elisabeth, Lydia and Carl Bremer; mother: Edna Hug Riepshoff, Highland, Ill.; one sister and brother-in-law: Karen (Paul) Potthast, Highland, Ill.; one nephew: Michael Potthast, Highland, Ill.; also Jodi's parents: Eugene and Marlys Schwantz, Manitowoc; also other relatives and friends. Phyllis was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Calvin C.H. Bremer; father: Milton Hug; aunt and uncle: Helen and Sydney Biggerstaff; step-father: Orville Riepshoff.
Phyllis' family would like to extend a special thank you to the physicians and staff of Holy Family Memorial Medical Center for the care she received.
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorials in Phyllis' name to the Holy Family Cancer Care Center or the Alzheimer's Foundation.