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Phyllis Jean Smith Handegard

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Service Details


Friday, February 9, 2018

Time: 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Location: Worlein Funeral Home, Austin, MN


Saturday, February 10, 2018

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Location: Worlein Funeral Home Chapel


Geneva Cemetery
Geneva, Minnesota



Phyllis Jean Smith/Farnsworth/Handegard, age 83 of Eagle, Idaho, formerly of Austin, Minnesota, died peacefully encircled by the strong women she helped bring into this world and listening to Amazing Grace on Sunday, January 28, 2018.

She is survived by her 3 children, Jeff (JoAnn) Farnsworth, Cathy (Dave) Larson and Bethany (Tom) Gadzinski; her brother and sister, Randy (Kim) Smith and Delores Gemmel; 15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.  She is now in the arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, her mother and father and her 2 sisters and brother. 

Visitation for family and friends will be held from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Friday, February 9, 2018 at Worlein Funeral Home, 1801 4th St. NW, Austin, MN  55912. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, February 10, 2018 at the Worlein Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Tim Smith officiating. Lunch will be provided after the services with a committal service to follow at the Geneva, Minnesota cemetery. 


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