Phyllis M. Foust

April 05, 1958 ‒ February 21, 2016

Marion, Ohio

Phyllis M. “Phe Phe” Foust, age 57, of Marion, passed away unexpectedly, on Sunday, February 21, 2016, at Marion General Hospital.

She was born on April 5, 1958, in Delaware, OH, to the late Kenneth and Margaret (Louck) Bateman.

Phyllis spent many years working as a dishwasher for the Colonial House. She also loved working the gyro stand at the Marion Popcorn Festival year after year.

She will be remembered for her caring ways and always putting the needs of everyone before her own. Her sweet spirt and people pleasing ways will definitely be missed. When Phyllis wasn’t tending to the needs of others, you could find her taking long walks.

Left to cherish her memories include her children: Kelly (Juan) Westberry, Daniel (Clarissa) Schirtzinger, and Tracy (Brad) Lehner all of Marion; grandchildren: Haylee, Daniel, and Abbi Schirtzinger, Cody and Alyssa Lehner, Juan and Jaylah Westberry; a great grandson, Bobby Blevins; sisters: Peggy Wilson and Marilyn Castle; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Phyllis was preceded in death by her husband, Butch Foust; parents; brothers: Kenneth Jr. and Ronald Bateman; and sisters: Pamela Thompson and Kathy Winters.

Family will greet friends on Friday, February 26, 2016 from 4 until 7 PM at Gunder/Hall & Snyder Funeral Home. A celebration of life will be held there at 11 AM, Saturday, February 27, 2016 with Celebrant Mark Schuring officiating.

Gunder/Hall & Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the Foust Family and online condolences may be expressed to them by visiting

  • This is still unreal we are going to miss you so much I always looked for you walking around it never failed we would turn a corner and there was fee fee walking on the side walk. Always going to speedway and running into you. You loved everyone and we are going to miss you but you will always be in our hearts love you fee fee fly high with the whole family up there with you
    Love you
    Jen,bruce,brucie bruce,nay

  • So sorry for your lost heaven needed an angel you all are in are prayers.she was a wonderful woman

  • We both love you very much & wish this never happened. I wish you wouldn’t have left that night & I hope you are out of pain now. Fly high in heaven!!

  • I’m so sorry for your loss she has always been a part of my family and she will be missed I loved her vary much.

  • I will miss my friend deeply. She was always there for me and Ted when we needed her. She always had my back on anything we did. I love you Phyllis and I will miss you girl fly high with the Angels. God bless you and your whole family xxoo. Love Chris and Ted Hutchison.

  • Miss you a lot already can’t believe this. You have always been a great person a special person. Love you always

  • its so hard to believe your gone aunt phyllis. I know we havent seen eachother much im last two years but still thought of you offten. You will be miss by many we love you and will cary on your memory forever to my cousins im so sorry you are going through this love you all

    • Mommy I just read what u said and I knew it was from the heart I really miss her too

  • Kelly, Danny and Haylee our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. She will be missed by many people.

    Brian and Dawn

  • No one can believe that such a wonderful person was took away from us so suddenly. She was loved by everyone who knew her and most of all she treated everyone like family. I will never for get Phyllis or stop loving her because she was more family to me then my own was. She’s such an amazing person and was full of life and loved seeing her family.

  • So sorry for your great loss of a mother, grandmother, Aunt, daughter, friend and co worker. Rest in peace my friend you will be missed by many. Gone too soon but will never be forgotten

  • Just seen you on thurs morning I guess u never know when things goin happy Kelly I’m so sorry girl for your lost my prayers are with u. Stay strong and keep the good memories in your heart and mind it will help some .

    The Crabtree family

  • I’m sending my deepest condolences to the family.Stay strong love you all.Kelly your mom may be gone physically but will forever be in your heart.Stay strong ,and remember the good times.Love Shemika and family.

  • We spent so many days & evenings working together over the years…I’m sure going to miss you ! We laughed so much….you were always there when I needed you — or when anyone needed you ! I am so sorry Kelly , Danny and families. May God comfort you all. Rest in paradise Phyllis <3

  • Yes phe phe. U were a wonderful person and full of life everyone will miss u. Fly high angel. U will never be forgotten. Prayers to your family. God bless the family

  • Fly beautiful angel fly phe phe we love and always will miss u danny and kelly and kids we have always been family because of your beautiful mother and rick so very sorry for your loss she is a sweet loving person that we,will always remember R.I.H watch over all that loved u and hug bobbie jo for me I know u will

  • Phyllis I will miss you,, you were a great friend to me and my children,, you will always be in my thoughts,, I love you and miss you already ,, rest in peace and fly high with angels,,

  • I can’t believe your gone. We love you and will miss you so much. Our deepest sympathies to your family.

  • I’m so very sorry for your loss. And I want to come today but I can’t see phe like that. But I will be there tomorrow. All my hope and Love -Sierra..