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Obituary for Phyllis J. Butterfield

Phyllis J. Butterfield, 82, of La Crosse, passed away on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018 at Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse. She was born to Francis and Isabel (Rattle) Shay. On Aug. 4, 1956 Phyllis married William Butterfield. Some of her hobbies included crocheting, making clothes for her dolls, and listening to music especially Neil Diamond and Tom Jones. Phyllis took great pride in being a mother, grand mother, and a great-grandmother. She is survived by her three children, William “Bill” Butterfield Jr, Teresa Konzen, and Roxann (Vince) Kelly; grandchildren, Jessica Flaten and Bryana Konzen; great grandchildren, Kaydence, Parker, and Alayna Flaten; sisters, Donna Rattle, Barb King, Rose Shay and Mary Collins; brothers, Patrick Shay, Richard Shay, and Scott Shay; nieces, nephews, and other relatives. Phyllis is preceded in death by her parents; husband, William Butterfield; son, Steven Butterfield; brother, James Shay; infant children, Tommy and Kathleen Shay. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 at the Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Home, Woodruff Chapel, La Crosse. (4239 Mormon Coulee Rd.) A visitation will be held from 12:00 pm until the time of service. A full obituary may be found at