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Phyllis Ann Aune
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Phyllis Ann Aune, age 56 of Mission Hill, South Dakota, died Thursday, October 2, 2014, at her home in Mission Hill.

Memorial services will be 10:30 AM on Monday, October 6, 2014 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Yankton with Reverend Mark Lichter officiating.  Burial of the urn will take place in the Mission Hill Cemetery.  A gathering of friends and family will be from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM on Sunday, October 5, 2014 at the Wintz & Ray Funeral Home in Yankton with a prayer service and video tribute at 7:30 PM.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the Mass on Monday at the church.

Phyllis Ann Aune was born August 2, 1958, in Osmond, Nebraska to Martin and Alice (Schaefer) Jansen.  She grew up on the farm near Hartington, Nebraska and attended school in Crofton, Nebraska graduating from Crofton High School in 1976.  She became a Licensed Practical Nurse after attending Northeast Community College in Norfolk, Nebraska and then attended the University of South Dakota in Vermillion graduating as a Registered Nurse.  She married Dave Aune in October of 1981.  After their marriage they moved to Yankton, South Dakota where Phyllis worked as a nurse for over 20 years.

She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Yankton.  Phyllis's greatest enjoyment was boating on the lake with her family.  Phyllis suffered a tragic loss with the death of her son, Nick, which later on led to depression and alcoholism, a disease she fought for many years.  She fought hard and sought the help from many professionals to overcome her disease but lost her battle on Thursday.  She will forever be remembered for her smile, laughter and kind and generous heart.

Survivors include Dave Aune of Mission Hill; her two sons, Eric Aune of Vermillion, South Dakota and Adam Aune of Yankton; four brothers: Leon (Liz) Jansen of Colorado Springs, Colorado; Randy Jansen of Hartington, Nebraska; Robert Jansen of Pennsylvania; and Rick Jansen of Killeen, Texas; five sisters: Rhonda Schumacher of Omaha, Nebraska; Kristi (Donnie) Trimble of Omaha; Yawni (Jeff) Conrad of Gretna, Nebraska; Jamie (Kurt) Cook of Norfolk, Nebraska; and Karla (Kelly) Drotzmann of Crofton, Nebraska; sisters-in-law Mary (Jim) DeLozier of Yankton; Nancy (Charlie) Larsen of Yankton; and very special sister-in-law Gloria (Dean) Lippert of Yankton.  She is also survived by he beloved dog, Pucca and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Nick; sister, Jodi Jansen; and brother, Jay Jansen.






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I am sorry to hear of Phyllis' death this week.

She and I worked together at Sacred Heart Hospital many years ago. She was so helpful and cared a lot for coworkers and patients. I now remember her in my morning prayers.

Lois Furdeck


Dave and Family

I was so sorry to hear of Phyllis' death, she is now at peace and you all have a special angel watching over you. Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Kathi and Steve Larson


Dear Jamie, Eric and Adam and the Aune & Jansen families...

I am so sorry for your loss...Phyllis was such a sweetheart...may she find peace now. Sending so much love your direction...

Camille M. Swift-Slowey


The family has my deepest condolences.

I went to grade school in Constance for 4 years with Phyllis and her and I were the only 2 girls in a class of 8 students. I had only seen Phyllis on a few occasions in the last 37 years since I moved away, but we reminisced about the past and still enjoyed seeing each other very much. It was a great walk down memory lane when we would meet. I'll will keep her in my precious thoughts and many prayers.

Ingrid (Bockholt) Phipps


To the family of Phyllis, you are in our thoughts and prayers.

May she be at peace with those she missed so much.

Prayers to all of you, Duane and Luann Schumacher


My sincere condolences to the family of Phyllis.

May she Rest In Peace.

Pat Vavra Mulloy


So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

I worked with Phyllis for a lot of years at HSC and later was lucky to know her on a more personal level. I will miss her smile.

Sandra Mathis


Our deepest sympathy to you and your family,

May god guide and comfort you during this difficult time. Our prayers are with you.

Scott and Patty Madison


She had a heart of gold....a great smile she will be missed.............

colleen meyers


Dave and boys..

I am so sorry for your loss...I pray that she found peace although we will all miss her ..I know God brought her into my life for a reason and I will carry her in my heart.

Teresa Kubal


Dave, Eric, Adam, Gloria, Dean, and the rest of the family,

I am so sorry to hear that Phyllis is gone. I will miss seeing and visiting with her. I really liked her. You are in my thoughts at this sad time.

Angie Ladner


Dave & Family

Thinking of you and your family. Sorry to hear of your loss.

Arletta Aune


Dave and family,

I am sorry to hear of your loss. Phyllis was such a sweet heart. Thoughts and Prayers to the family.

Emily Hladky Johnson


To the family of Phyllis

Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. Phyllis was a kind, caring, good person. She was also a good nurse. I hope that you can find comfort in knowing that she is at peace.

Mary Hansen Hladky


Dave & family,

Our deepest sympathy to your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Daniel & Connie Swensen


To the family of Phyllis

I miss her, but knowing she is now with the ones who made her heart ache while she was here on earth gives me comfort. She will forever be in my heart.

Lisa Mueller


I had the pleasure of working with Phyllis at the LCSH,she was a very caring and loving person to all her pts. She will be greatly missed.Heaven just got a very special angel.

Roxanne Klar


Dave and Boys.

I have known Phyllis for a very long time... My daughter Kaylee was born the same day as the boys...so we were in the hospital hallway the same time when the tornado sirens were going off! See is in no pain now and will be your angel forever.

Karen Kubal Edler


To Phyllis's family

---so sorry for your loss--remember her from the hospital--when I was there working--YOU ARE IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ---GOD BLESS

MYVA SCOTT


Our deepest sympathy to all of Phyllis family!

I went to LPN school and later RN school with Phyllis! May she now have peace and may all of you have healing. So sorry for your loss!

Cindy Sage


I would like to send our sympathy, thoughts, and prayers to the Aune and Jansen family.

May our good Lord comfort you at this sorrowful time. Phyllis' Dad was my Godfather so the family has been in my thoughts and prayers always. May the peace and comfort that Phyllis was seeking be found in Jesus' arms.

Doug and Jane (Jansen) Galloway and family.


Dave & family,

Our deepest sympathy to your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Dan & Vicki Dolejsi


Dave, boys and all other family and friends:

I'm sorry to hear of Phyllis passing. May you treasure the memories of the good times and now they are all "good times" where she is now. I'm sure my Mom was excited to see her. I always enjoyed chatting with her whenever I saw her at events. She was a fragile soul that couldn't handle the evils of this world, she is now in a place that doesn't have evil and she is reunited with those that went before her including her beloved Nick.

Denise Telthoester


So very sorry to hear of your passing Phyllis...

you were always such a sweetie to me and I looked forward to seeing you in my travels..you will be missed ...prayers of much sympathy to loved ones.

Deena Hansen


Dear loved ones of Phyllis,

Been thinking of all of you a lot these past few days. Please know that you have our sympathy. May Phyllis experience peace with our Lord.

Pam and Steve Hegge


I'm so very sorry for the pain and loss you must be feeling.

Phyllis was a doll and I enjoyed working with her-she usually had a plain cooked potato and deli turkey for lunch, on the go of course :o) I can clearly hear her laugh. Im thankful I seen her and talked with her recently. RIP, Philly.

Trina Regas-Berkelo


Phyllis you were an amazing person.

I only worked with you for a year at the furniture store but you taught me alot and I'm glad I got to know you. Prayers for you on your journey to the spirit world and prayers to your family.

Corisa Bush


Dear Dave and Family,

I remember Phyllis very well, she was very kind to my family and I. She will always be rememebered to me as a very sweet, kind, patient, friendly woman. Growing up I remember her as a mother figure in my very early years. I remember how beautiful she was, and how good she was with Nick, unfortunatly as time went on I didnt get to know her other sons, but remember being very happy that she was blessed with them and knew that she had a lot of love to give to them too. She was such a loving person, everytime I'd see her in later years she always offered me a big tight hug! God Bless her and your family. Very sincerely Brenda Eskins) Malcom.

Brenda Eskins Malcom


So sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts are prayers are with you and all of the family.

God Bless.

Ray Keiser & Family


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