L'ANSE - Phyllis A. Dault, 78, of L'Anse, passed away Sunday, June 24, 2012, at Baraga County Memorial Hospital in L'Anse.
She was born in L'Anse on Feb. 2, 1934, the daughter of the late Andrew and Lurmena (Foucault) Gauthier. Phyllis graduated from L'Anse High School in 1952.
She married Homer Dault in L'Anse on July 7, 1956.
Phyllis was employed as the Equalization clerk for Baraga County, retiring in 2005.
She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in L'Anse, the L'Anse VFW Auxiliary, the Knights of Columbus and the American Cancer Society.
Phyllis enjoyed cooking, baking and gardening. She was a devoted wife and mother and faithfully recited the Rosary on a daily basis.
Mrs. Dault is survived by her loving husband, Homer; children, Laurie (Dave) Washer of Gilroy, Calif., John (Laura) Dault, R. Michael (Karen) Dault and Joanne (Dan) Hochstein all of L'Anse; grandchildren, Vic, Mark, Jack, Amanda, Dana, Nicholas, Ryan, Kaci and Nathan; great-grandchildren, Brandon, Sophia, Victor, Max, Matthew and Isabelle; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her son, Jack in 1977 and seven brothers and sisters.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 3, 2012, from Sacred Heart Catholic Church, L'Anse with Fr. John Longbucco, celebrant. Interment will take place in the Evergreen Cemetery. The family will greet friends on Monday, July 2, from 6 until 8 p.m. at the Reid Funeral Service and Chapel, L'Anse.
A parish rosary will be recited Monday evening at the funeral chapel at 7:30.
Mrs. Dault's obituary may also be viewed and condolences sent to the family at rfsc.net.
The Reid Funeral Service and Chapel has been entrusted with the arrangements.