PHYLLIS Y. BAALS, 87, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011, at Coving-ton Manor. Born June 4, 1924, in Elmo, Kan., she was employed with General Electric, Lincoln Bank and was a homemaker. "She was a loving wife, mom and grandmother." She was a member of Trinity English Lutheran Church. Surviving are her husband of 63 years, Robert E. Baals of Fort Wayne; son, Jim (Gloria) Baals of Fort Wayne; daughter, Linda Karn of Fort Wayne; sister, Gayle Schinbeckler of Columbia City; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchidlren. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister. Funeral service is 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, at Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Home, Winchester Road Chapel, 6424 Winchester Road, with calling one hour prior. Calling also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, at the funeral home. Burial in Lindenwood Cemetery. Preferred memorials to Firefigher's Museum or
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Dec. 6, 2011