ROCKFORD – Phyllis Maxine Zamowski, 89, of Rockford, died Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, at Cherryvale Place in Rockford.
Phyllis was born July 30, 1928, in Freeport, the daughter of Paul and Edna Fern (Bloyer) Fritzenmeier. Phyllis married Charles Gabriel Zamowski on Sept. 22, 1951, in Freeport. Phyllis enjoyed flowers, gardening, her cat, Eyvette, and most of all, spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Phyllis’s family would like to thank the staff of the Memory Care Unit at Cherryvale Place in Rockford, and the staff of Heartland Hospice in Rockford, especially Steve, Cassie Jo, Becca, Stephanie, and Kasi.
Phyllis is lovingly survived by her daughter, Nancy Watson of Loves Park; son, Steve (Barb) Zamowski of Rockford; grandchildren, Jonathan Hawes, Duwayne (Christy) Peters, Cassandra (Tye) Champlin, and Jessica Miller; great-grandchildren, Karleigh Peters, Bayleigh Peters, and Ember Champlin; and two nieces.
Phyllis was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Zamowski; sister, Shirley Sneek; and son-in-law, David Watson.
A private graveside service will be at Willwood Burial Park in Rockford. Genandt Funeral Home, 602 N. Elida St., Winnebago, is handling arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established to Heartland Hospice in Rockford.
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