Phyllis A. Hofkamp
Phyllis A. Hofkamp went to her Heavenly home on June 21, 2018.
Phyllis was born on the family homestead in Leota, Minn. on August 28, 1925 to Sidney and Anna Cook. She became Mrs. Gilbert Hofkamp on March 17, 1943. The Hofkamps moved to Oak Harbor in 1957. Phyllis served as a remarkable cook at The Old Kennel restaurant in downtown Oak Harbor. Phyllis formed a new chapter of the Oak Harbor Widows and Widowers group with an emphasis on social activities. She organized fun group gatherings for many years.
Phyllis is preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert; brother, Howard Cook; and sisters, Beulah Zwart and Velma Fransen. Phyllis is survived by sons Ken (Linda), Keith (Tami), Kevin (Wanda), and daughters Kathy (Eldred) Nienhuis and Patty Syreen. She also leaves behind 13 grand-children and 17 great-grand-children.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. on July 2nd at the First Reformed Church of Oak Harbor followed by a reception. Phyllis’ family requests memorial donations be made on her behalf to W.A.I.F.