Mary Phyllis Rimpley, 79, of Gothenburg, Nebraska, died November 25th, 2012 at Gothenburg Memorial Hospital in Gothenburg.
She was born July 12th, 1933 in Ogallala, Nebraska, daughter of Phil and Loretta K (Erthum) Gaudreault.
Phyllis grew up in Gothenburg and graduated from Gothenburg High in 1952. She lived in Cozad, Lexington and Gothenburg. On May 28th, 1955, she married Clayton "Rimp" Rimpley in North Platte. To this union, three sons were born: Kirk, Kevin and Kyle.
Phyllis worked as a Mary Kay representative and as a physical therapist aide. She was a member of Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church and the Altar Society; DCCW Parish representative at all levels; and Catholic Encounters in Christ, and was also a member of the Red Hatters.
Phyllis loved her family. She enjoyed cooking and traveling. Some of her travels included Iceland, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Hawaii and throughout the United States.
Survivors include her three sons; Kirk Rimpley of Auburn, Washington, Kevin (Pam) Rimpley of Kearney, Nebrasa and Kyle (Tina) Rimpley of Cozad, Nebraska, three grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren, two sisters; Marjorie Ballard of Gothenburg and Kay Beardsley of Sterling, Colorado, three brothers; Daniel (Barbara) Gaudreault of Elizabeth, Colorado, Nick Gaudreault of Sterling, Colorado and Ted (Diane) Gaudreault of Gothenburg, sister-in-law - Bobbi Gaudreault of Gothenburg, along with many nieces, nephews and extended family and friends.
Phyllis was preceded in death by husband, Clayton "Rimp" Rimpley; parents Phil and Loretta Gaudreault; brothers, Dave Gaudreault, Terry Hastings; sister, LaRae Gaudreault; brothers-in-law, Lee Beardsley, Milton Ross and Delbert Ballard.
Visitation will be held at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel, Gothenburg, Nebraska; Thursday(today), November 29th, 2012, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Rosary will be held at 7 p.m.on Thursday(today), November 29th, 2012 at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, 1915 Ave J, Gothenburg, Nebraska.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, 1915 Ave J, Gothenburg, on Friday, November 30th, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. with Father Don O'Brien officiating.
Interment will follow in the Gothenburg Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to the Family for later designation.