LINCOLN, IL - Phyllis Leesman, 80, died at 4:29 p.m., July 23, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield.
Phyllis was born Aug. 9, 1933, in Lincoln, the daughter of Henry and Helen Amberg Dirks. She married Lloyd Leesman March 13, 1954, in Havana, Ill. He survives in Lincoln.
She is also survived by one son, Steven (Lori) Leesman of Hartsburg; one daughter, LuAnn (Mark) Bateman of Heyworth; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one brother, Henry Dirks of Kewanee, Ill.; and one sister, Joyce Blake of Springfield. She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, and two brothers.
Phyllis was a homemaker and member of Faith Lutheran Church of Lincoln.
Services were held for Phyllis at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Lincoln. Burial was in Hartsburg Union Cemetery, Hartsburg, Ill. Memorials may be given in her memory to the Faith Lutheran Church.