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Phyllis Rea

March 12, 1928 — November 26, 2022

Georgia Phyllis Rea, age 94, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on November 26, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

There will be no visitation as cremation has taken place.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, December 11, 2022, at Feuerborn Family Funeral Service, 1883 US Highway 54, Iola, Kansas, with Chaplain Lloyd Houk officiating. Inurnment will follow in the Colony Cemetery, Colony, Kansas. Arrangements are by Feuerborn Family Funeral Service, Iola, Kansas.

"Phyllis" was born in Colony, Kansas, to William Allison Brooks and Alice Geneva (Denton) Brooks on March 12, 1928. She graduated from Ottawa High School in Ottawa, Kansas. She married Robert Dale Rea on March 28, 1947, in Lyndon, Kansas.

During her early adult life, she was a homemaker and mother, raising 5 children. In 1970, Phyllis achieved a certificate in Medical Records Administration and worked as an Accredited Medical Records Administrator for hospitals in Kansas and Colorado for the next 30 years. She was involved in Sweet Adelines, PEO, and the First Presbyterian Church in Monte Vista, Colorado, where she and Bob resided for nearly 40 years.

Phyllis was preceded in death by her husband, "Bob"; her parents; her brother, Billy Jack Brooks; grandson, Seann Michael Rea; and grandson, Robert James Rea.

Phyllis is survived by Jon Michael Rea (Jane), Steven Dale Rea (Trudy), William Mark Rea (Diane), Barbara Ewing, Kelly Johnston (Ron), 12 Grandchildren, 19 Great-grandchildren, 2 Great-great-grandchildren on the way.

She lived her life by the mantra: "Faith, Love, Purity, Justice, and Truth,"
and she tried to instill those values within her children, who she saw as her greatest accomplishment in life.

Memorials in the name of Phyllis Rea are suggested to the First Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 527, Monte Vista, Colorado, 81144.

The family of Phyllis wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Dr. Reinhardt and the staff at Penrose Hospital for their loving care, her many friends who remained in contact and brightened her days over the years, and all those who have supported her children in myriad ways.

Condolences for the family may be left at www.feuerbornfuneral.com .
You can watch Phyllis Rea's funeral service here: https://vimeo.com/event/2687490
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Service Schedule

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Memorial Service

Sunday, December 11, 2022

11:00 - 11:45 am (Central time)

Feuerborn Family Funeral Service - Iola

1883 U.S. 54, Iola, KS 66749

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Inurnment

Sunday, December 11, 2022

12:15 - 12:30 pm (Central time)

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