Phyllis (Brisack) Johnstone

Born: Sat., Mar. 7, 1931
Died: Fri., Apr. 13, 2018


12:00 PM to 4:30 PM, Wed., Apr. 18, 2018
Location: Pendleton Pioneer Chapel

Graveside Service

1:00 PM Tue., Apr. 24, 2018
Location: Willamette National Cemetery

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Phyllis Johnstone, 87, of Pendleton died April 13, 2018 at a care center in Hermiston.  A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.  

Phyllis was born March 7, 1931 in Omaha, Neb. to Elmer and Maxine (Buring) Brisack.  She married Lester Johnstone Dec. 28, 1964 in Seattle, Wa.  She worked for Tri-Met from 1973 until retiring in 1994.  After retirement, Phyllis and Lester moved to LaPine.  After Lester’s death she  moved to Pendleton to be near family.

She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, reading and making dolls.  

Survivors include her son Stephen Williams (Teri) of Lynnwood, Wa.; daughters, Frances Biddle (Dean) of Fox Island, Wa., Julie Markham of Portland, Jennifer Wells of Beaverton, Jody Furness (Tim) of Pendleton, Stacy Kinney of LaPine; Step daughter, Ladine Wilson of Washington; 19 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Lester; son, Douglas Williams and brother, Rex Brisack.

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Jody furness
   Posted Tue April 17, 2018
I will miss you dearly mom. I love you. I know you are at peace and you are with dad & Doug,your brother & parents. You will alway be in our hearts❤️❤️❤️❤️

Bobbi Ables
   Posted Tue April 24, 2018
May God Bless your family. You will be missed. Love always, Bobbi

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