Phyllis Eileen Weessies




Born: January 6, 1927
Death: July 26, 2016

Phyllis (nee Lamoreaux) Weessies, age 89 of Grand Rapids, was welcomed into the arms of her Heavenly Father on Tuesday, July 26, 2016. Preceded in death by her parents, Wilhemina and Earl Lamoreaux. She was born in Fennville, MI, in 1927. She will be lovingly remembered by her children, Brian (Joan) Weessies; Keith (Coleen) Weessies; Linda (Tom) Karas; grandchildren, Chelsea (David) Sefton; Kylee (Dylan) McKay; and Stan Karas; and great granddaughter Aubrey Elizabeth. She graduated from Nazareth School of Nursing, Kalamazoo, MI and became a registered nurse. She served with her whole heart and discovered her calling to care for others with dignity and respect in their own homes. She was kind, loyal, loving, patient, and smart; and will be remembered for those qualities and many more. She found fulfillment in gardening, knitting, reading, and her love for animals; especially with her beloved dog, Patty Pup. Visitation will be Thursday 6-8:00 p.m. at Roth-Gerst Chapel, 305 N. Hudson, Lowell. Funeral service will be held Friday 1:30 p.m. at Vergennes United Methodist Church, 10411 Bailey Dr. NE, Lowell. The family will meet with friends and relatives one hour prior to the service at the church.  Rev. Matthew Stoll officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Vergennes United Methodist Church; or Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Michigan Chapter, 25200 Telegraph Rd, Suite 100, Southfield, MI 48033-7433,

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