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Phyllis Guttormson

August 26, 1940 — January 20, 2020

Phyllis Darlene Guttormson was born August 26, 1940, near Ulen, MN, to Orris and Lila (Green) Knutson. She was raised in that area and graduated from Ulen High School in 1958.

Phyllis moved to the Fargo-Moorhead area and worked in food service for many area businesses. She earned a degree as a Medical Secretary from Moorhead Technical College. Phyllis married Orland Swenson in 1961 and then later married Gene Guttormson in 1972.

Phyllis made her home in Moorhead and entered Eventide on Eighth, Moorhead, in September of 2018. She died Monday, January 20, 2020, at Eventide on Eighth, at seventy-nine years of age.

She is survived by her four daughters, Karen (Joe) Kroshus, Ada, MN, Colleen (Brian) Rasmusson, Perley, MN, Heidi (Ryan) Thomas, Bemidji, MN, and Heather Guttormson, Moorhead; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sister, Orianna (Bob) LaGassey, Seattle, WA; and brother, Richard (Marty) Knutson, Hot Springs, SD. She was proceeded in death by her parents and brother, Curtis Knutson.

Phyllis enjoyed cooking, crossword puzzles, scrabble, country music, and sewing.

Memorials are preferred Eventide Foundation, Streed Commons project.

Visitation for Phyllis will begin at 1 PM, with a funeral at 2 PM, Sunday, January 26, 2020, in Korsmo Funeral Chapel, Moorhead.



Visitation

JAN 26. 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (CT)

Korsmo Funeral Chapel

409 8th St. S.

Moorhead, MN 56560

Funeral Service

JAN 26. 2:00 PM (CT)

Korsmo Funeral Chapel

409 8th St. S.

Moorhead, MN 56560

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