Phyllis A. (Dunn) Emig
1938 - 2020
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Phyllis A. (Dunn) Emig

Evansville - Phyllis A (Dunn) Emig passed away Sunday, May 17, 2020 in Jacksonville, FL. She was born in Evansville on May 22, 1938 to A. Katherine (Stofft) and George E. Dunn. She was a 1956 graduate of Lone Oak High School in Paducah, KY, and a 1960 graduate of the University of Kentucky School of Pharmacy.

While in college, Phyllis met her future husband Richard F. Emig when they both worked at Wood's Drug Store during their summer break in 1958. They were married October 8, 1960, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Evansville. They owned and operated Physician Center Pharmacy from 1984 until 2004. Phyllis was one of the first female pharmacists in Evansville.

She spent a portion of her career working part-time, as she and Richard had three sons. She worked as a fill in pharmacist for several of the local, independent pharmacies in the community including Cannon's Drugs, Paul's Pharmacy, Deig's Pharmacy, and Schoenfeld Drug Store in Rockport, IN. When not working, Phyllis was a constant in the stands at her sons' baseball games, faithfully keeping the scorebook at every game. She enjoyed playing golf, and attending the vbarious athletic eventsk musicals, plays and concerts in which her grandchildren participated.

Phyllis served in various officer positions, including President of the Highland Baseball Organization. She was member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband and her parents.

She is survived by her sons, Douglas R., Brett R., and Bart A (Diane); brother, Ronald E Dunn (Elizabeth); grandchildren, Tyler D (Kate), Sydney A., Addison K., Claudia R.; niece, Ashley K. Sala (Tom); great-niece, Maddie; and great-nephew, A.J.. Her first great grandchild is due later this year.

A family service will be held at Alexander Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be made to: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 100 E. Michigan St., Evansville, IN 47711.

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Published in Courier Press from May 20 to May 21, 2020.
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Devon Cantway
May 22, 2020
Doug sorry to hear about your loss. She was a great lady. So many visits to your house. How did your mom and dad ever put up with all of us?

Barb and I send our condolences.

Bill Balbach
May 21, 2020
Doug, Bart and Brett, so sorry for the loss of your mom. She was a sweetheart! John and I send our sincere condolences and prayers! Lori Lemond
Lori lemond
May 21, 2020
Can remember Phyllis and Dick at the pharmacy and playing golf with Phyllis. Always so upbeat and fun. She will be missed.

Becky Owen
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