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Sterling - Phyllis Grace Yingling, age 91, of Sterling, formally of Franklin Grove, died March 5, 2012 at Sterling Pavilion Nursing Home.

Phyllis was born September 13, 1920 in Marshall, MI, the daughter of Glenn and Grace (Glass) Winans. She married Richard Yingling on September 5, 1951 in Ottawa. Her beloved husband died July 11, 1995. Phyllis was a member of the Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall in Dixon. She was a full-time mother and homemaker until her daughters were in high school. She worked for many years at Borg Warner in Dixon. Phyllis had a life-long love of art and entered her paintings in many art shows including the Phidian Art Show in Dixon. She spent many hours with her grandchildren, whom she adored. Those who knew Phyllis will miss her smile.

Survivors include three daughters; Diane Asumendi of Tampa, FL, Denise Duffey of Tavares, FL, and Darla (John) Emmert of Dixon, four grandchildren; Robert (Tiffany) Asumendi of Eugene, OR, James Asumendi of Sterling, Chelsea Duffey of Tavares, FL, and Ashley Duffey of Tavares, FL.

She is also preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, and two sisters.

Cremation rites have been accorded at McDonald Funeral Home and Crematory in Rock Falls. There will be a memorial service at a later date.