Phyllis Ruth Callahan passed away on Thursday, April 18, 2013, of a two year illness at the age of 90 in Santa Clarita. Phyllis was born January 19, 1923, in Akron, Iowa, and was a 30 year Fillmore resident.
She was a housewife for 56 years and enjoyed crocheting, crossword and reading.
Phyllis was preceded in death by Patrick H. Callahan (year 2000) married for 56 years, on Nov. 30, 1944. Pat worked for General Motors in Van Nuys for 30 years.
She is survived by son, Michael J. Callahan of Stockton, Calif.; son, Steven C. Callahan of Valencia, Calif.; son, Gary C. Callahan of Merritt Island, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Norma Jean Borchers of Akron, Iowa.
Visitation will be held Monday, April 29, from 3 to 8 p.m. at Skillin-Fillmore with a Rosary at 7 p.m. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, April 30, at 9:30 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi with a burial at Bardsdale Cemetery.