Phyllis M. (Evans) Custer

August 17, 1927 ~ December 27, 2020 (age 93)

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Phyllis Maxcine Custer, 93, of Warsaw, IN (formerly of Milford, IN) passed away at 7:50 p.m. on Sunday, December 27, 2020 at Goshen Hospital. She was born on August 17, 1927 in Wolf Lake, IN to Arthur Ray & Alta (Speicher) Evans.

She graduated in 1945 from Milford High School and attended Goshen College. She was married on November 17, 1946 in Milford, IN to Stanley Max “Stan” Custer who preceded her on December 20, 2018. She was the former co-owner/ operator of Big Boulder Golf Course in Milford, Little Bighorn Golf Course in Warsaw, and Stanley Custer & Sons Excavating in Milford. She lived most of her life in Milford before moving to Warsaw in July 2019.

She was a member of the Milford Christian Church and the Red Hat Club in Milford. She loved the Lord & her family and was a role model to everyone. She made friends with everyone she met.

She is survived by:

3 Sons – Darrell Ray (Mabel) Custer of Milford, Dale Gene (Peg) Custer of Milford, and Dwight John “Ike” Custer of LeHigh Acres, FL

6 Grandchildren – Kelly (Mark) McCormack, Derek (Brenda) Custer, Leslie (Nate) Conley, Adam (Marissa) Custer, Clint Custer, and Andrew (Alyssa) Custer

10 Gt. Grandchildren – Austin, Cohen, Brooks, Casen, Dominoe, Zideon, and Xzariya Custer, Ella & Jacob Conley, and Beckam McCormack

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and 4 brothers – Warren, Richard, Arthur Jr., and Roger Evans.

Visitation will be from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, IN. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 31, 2020 at the Milford Christian Church, 201 N. Henry St, Milford, IN. Burial will follow in the Leesburg Cemetery.

Preferred memorials may be given to the Milford Christian Church, 201 N. Henry St, Milford, IN 46542. 

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December 30, 2020

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Owen Family Funeral Homes
1001 S. Huntington St.
Syracuse, IN 46567

Funeral Service
December 31, 2020

10:30 AM
Milford Christian Church
201 N Henry St
Milford, IN 46542

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