Lydia Kendall, 79, Phillipsburg, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, at the Phillips County Retirement Center, Phillipsburg.

She was born Nov. 13, 1940, in La Crosse to Nick and Mary (Urban) Herman.

Survivors include two sons, Bob, Phillipsburg, and Ed, Sidney, Neb.; two daughters, Marlana Shellito, Rawlins, Wyo., and Jacqui Merklein, Amarillo, Texas; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Cremation was chosen. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at SS Philip & James Catholic Church.

A vigil/rosary will be at 7 p.m. Sunday at the church.

Memorials are suggested to Hospice Services in care of Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, Phillipsburg.

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