Phyllis Elaine Koppelman (Pittsenbarger)
(1947 - 2011)

Phyllis Elaine Koppelman (Pittsenbarger)

Illinois, United States of America
October 24, 1947

October 21, 2011

art, travel, adventure
This site is dedicated to Phyllis Koppelman, who died on October 21, 2011. Phyllis was a daughter, sister, wife, mother, nani, friend, teacher, artist, and adventurer. Her joy and passion for life has inspired all who had the pleasure of knowing her.

Phyllis is survived by her husband Ken, her daughters Jenny Koppelman and Lisa Pavlet (Brian), and her grandsons Tyler and Zane Pavlet. Phyllis has four surviving siblings: Gordon (Joan), Tony (Aurora), Vicki Brower (Dennis), and Renee Milonas (Stan) and many nieces and nephews.

This site is designed to be a forum for family and friends of Phyllis to share and celebrate her life.

Please help memorialize Phyllis through the sharing of memories, stories, photos, and thoughts.

Funeral services for Phyllis will be held on November 18th at 5pm at the Heritage Funeral Chapel on 6830 W. Thunderbird Road, Peoria, Arizona 85381.

In lieu of flowers, Phyllis wanted loved ones to donate to the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation.

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Guest Book (45 entries)
I love you Nani

Tyler Pavlet (Grandson)
February 16th, 2015
I was so sorry to hear that Phyllis had passed. She was such a beautiful person both inside and out. I have known Phyllis since we were small children going to Sunday School at Ingalls Park Methodist Church. Both our families attended there. She always had a smile on her face and that is the way I will remember her. My sympathy to her family, I know she will be missed.
Joyce (Kuempel)
Joyce Sallese (friend)
December 7th, 2011
There aren't enough adjectives to describe Phyllis--beautiful, creative, adventurous, spirited, thoughtful, generous, talented, loving, vibrant, gracious & stylish are just a few. Memories of her bring visions of family celebrations, good food, fun & laughter. Hold onto the happy memories & cherish them dearly. Phyllis will be truly missed but her legacy will live on in her beautiful daughters who possess her finest attributes, and in her wonderful grandsons. With caring thoughts & wonderful memories, Bob & Melanie
Bob & Melanie Pavlet (Family)
December 3rd, 2011
Phyllis is and always will be a part of our prayers. For her pain is gone and she is with her loved ones who have passed. Our home is always open to you Ken, for anything we can do.
Nick & Rita Young (neighbor)
November 18th, 2011
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Koppelman Family. We always enjoyed our time with Phyllis. We could always see the love between Ken and Phyllis when they were together.
Frank and Maggie
Frank and Maggie Kusluch (Friends)
November 17th, 2011
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"Ken, Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. We pray that the Good Lord will provide you comfort and solace that Phyllis is at peace. Good Bless, John Hunter (Friend)"
John & Karen Hunter
November 14th, 2011
"Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family"
james & julie eulinger
November 7th, 2011
"My thoughts and prayers go out to the family!! Love, Bev. Caratachea"
Beverly Caratachea
October 26th, 2011
"Phyllis was a staple at my son and her grandsons ball games. The joy she took in seeing my children made me smile everytime I saw her. Thank you Lisa for sharing this beautiful soul with me and my family! Phyllis you will be missed! God Bless."
Ray Barnes
October 26th, 2011


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