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Phyllis Margaret Vaadeland

Phyllis Margaret Vaadeland

Phyllis Margaret Vaadeland, 86, of Park Rapids, MN joined God's Heavenly Kingdom, Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at her home on Potato Lake. Phyllis Wulf was born July 17, 1932, the daughter of George and Helen (Neels) Wulf in Deer Creek, MN. She grew up and attended schools in Ottertail, near Butler and near Wolf Lake, MN.

On June 17, 1951, Phyllis was united in marriage to Oscar E. L. Vaadeland, and lived and worked in the Osage and Park Rapids area for the next fifty two years. In 2004, as a retired couple, she and Oscar moved to Potato Lake, north of Park Rapids, where Phyllis was able to fulfill her dream of living on a lake. Phyllis was a devoted and wonderful wife, mother and helpmate to her entire family. She loved to read her bible; crocheted and knit dozens of afghans, sweaters and doilies for her family members and special friends; she loved to garden, and her beautiful flowers and angels throughout and around her home were her passion.

Phyllis is dearly loved and survived by her husband of 67 years, Oscar Vaadeland, Park Rapids, MN, Raymond (Betty) Vaadeland, Park Rapids, MN, Robert (Lori) Vaadeland, Starbuck, MN, Coreen (Thomas) Swenson, Detroit Lakes, MN, Jeanine (Keith) Mikus, Park Rapids, MN, John (Dawn) Vaadeland, Park Rapids, MN, and Jim (Cheryl Hovey) Vaadeland, Park Rapids, MN; grandchildren, Sara Schuett, Douglas Vaadeland, Neal Vaadeland, Colin Vaadeland, Traci Fagen, Shawna Dahl, Rick Swenson, Bryan Swenson, Christopher Swenson, Kaaren Mikus, Joeseph Mikus, Eric Mikus, Jacob Mikus, Kevin Vaadeland, Olivia Vaadeland and Elizabeth Vaadeland; great grandchildren Skylar, Ethan, Lauren, Sydney, Londyn, Leland, Derrek, Bentley, Wyatt and Rian; sisters Alvira Pappenfus, Joyce Schafer and Kathryn Peterson. She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Helen Wulf, sister Mary Carol Wulf and brother Warren Wulf.

Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 1:00 PM at the Cease Family Funeral Home Chapel of Park Rapids, MN. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the services on Sat. at the funeral home. Arrangements are being handled by the Cease Family Funeral Home of Park Rapids, MN. Friends may leave online condolences at