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Phyllis J. Corner

Phyllis Jean Corner, 85 passed away in her home in Kenmore early Saturday, June 30, 2018. She is predeceased in death by her husband of 51 years, John W. Corner, her brother, Theodore G. Ogle, 97, and grandson, David Hardin, 27.

Phyllis was born on September 14, 1932 in Omaha, Nebraska to the late Leslie and Mary Ogle. Then moved to the Seattle area where she met her lifelong friend, Jeri Keasey (Lang) in kindergarten. She later served customers at the "Victory Drive Inn" in Kenmore as she attended Bothell High School. She met her husband, John, while working at the Victory Drive Inn and graduated from Bothell High School in 1951.

Married in 1951, her 3 children, Vicky (Larry) Shower, Lori Corner, and Howard (Saundra) Corner followed. Over the years she enjoyed camping, fishing and hiking at Lake Wenatchee, Verlot, Silverton and the ocean, trips to Camano Island and Reno, with family and friends. Neighbors Vern and Laurie Endres, and children Stacey & John became lifelong friends. Phyllis worked for 32 years with the Northshore School District as manager of the Inglemoor High School kitchen where she made lifelong friends Alice and Gina.

After retirement Phyllis enjoyed her lovely home in the Moorlands with neighbors, family and friends playing Skip-Bo, fitting jigsaw puzzles, crocheting, trips to Angel of the Winds, and reading extensively. Some of her favorite authors, Ivan Doig and Richard Russo gave her hours of enjoyment. Daily she enjoyed her beautiful yard and trees, hummingbirds, Yankee Candles, her Seattle Times, cat Loki and Mariners Baseball in season.

In addition to children and lifelong friends Phyllis is survived by her second daughters Linda, Greta and Holly, 17 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren, as well as many in-laws, "out-laws," nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts can be made to Evergreen Hospice Services for all the care and support they provided for Phyllis at: EvergreenHealth Foundation, 12040 NE 128th St., MS#5, Kirkland, WA 98034-3098.
Published in The Seattle Times from July 12 to July 13, 2018
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