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Phyllis Mae Calder

April 22, 1928 — May 14, 2022

Appleton formerly Green Bay


Phyllis Mae Calder, resident of Touchmark, Appleton, WI, passed away on May 14, 2022.

She was the eldest daughter of Ruth (Yohn) and Alfred Jarnick and was born on April 22, 1928.

Phyllis was a studious person and worked hard all of her life. Her education began at the Waupaca High School and then led her to attending the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, where she achieved her Bachelor’s Degree in teaching. Several years later she went on to achieve her Master’s Degree from the University of Wisconsin, Stout.

Phyllis, met the love of her life John “Jack” Calder, also a teacher, and married on June 11th, 1968. They settled in Green Bay and both worked in the Green Bay School District for over 40 years.

Phyllis and Jack’s lives were full of adventure such as traveling to all 50 states, abroad to the Czech Republic, and of course the many trips to Canada.

Phyllis was an active member of the First United Methodist Church, in Green Bay and the Compassionate Friends, Green Bay Chapter.

Green Bay Packer fans they were and held season tickets for years and attended all the home games!

Phyllis enjoyed being with family and friends and was loved by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her husband Jack, step-daughter Lynn, her parents, niece Roberta Glebke, and nephew Gary Glebke.

Phyllis is survived by her sister Joyce Glebke, two nephews Mark Glebke and Paul (Liz) Glebke, niece Lori (Mike) Fairservice, and step-son David (Lonna) Calder.

A private family service was held at the Lakeview Memorial Park, Oshkosh.

A very special “Thank You”, goes out to all of the great staff at Touchmark, who helped Phyllis so caringly.

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