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Phyllis Jean King, of Cedar Rapids, passed away September 28, 2016 with her family by her side. Phyllis Jean King was born June 18, 1945 in Maquoketa IA. She was the daughter of Paul Hansen and Dorothy Heneke. She attended Maquoketa High School and graduated from cosmetology school. She married Ron Sommers July 23, 1966. They later divorced. She married Ron King in 1988. They later divorced. She was employed at Baumhoefner Nursery which was a job she loved. Phyllis enjoyed reading, gardening, and various crafts. She cherished her Maltese, Cooper.
Phyllis is survived by 3 daughters: Jillian Sommers-Massey, Jody (Steve) Grekoff, and Jane Sommers, 2 sons, Matthew (Nicole) Sommers, and Brian Timmermans, 5 grandchildren, Whylie, Madalyn, Regan, Owen, and Autumn, and an aunt Elaine Rittmer.
She is preceded in death by her parents and sister Sheryl.
A celebration of life luncheon will be held Saturday, October 29, from 12 noon - 4pm at the Moose Lodge located at 1820 W Post Rd SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 52404.