Phyllis is survived by her daughters Deb (Rich Hanneman) Eppenbaugh of Omaha, NE and Sandra (Mike) Butera of Papillion, NE; six grandchildren Jessica, Alison, Anna, Jon, Abby and Amanda; two great granddaughters Braelyn and Flora. Preceded in death by husband Bill Eppenbaugh, parents Leland and Fern Rurup, brothers Cleo and Darcy Rurup, and her dear aunt Elaine Kranz.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Monday, July 16, 2018 at the First United Methodist Church in Utica. No viewing or visitation. Interment to follow at the Utica Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation.