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Phyllis Arlene Filiatreaux

Phyllis Arlene Filiatreaux, beloved wife, mother, mother in law and grandmother, died peacefully at home Sunday July 24, 2011.

Phyllis was born May 31, 1927 in Wausau to Julius and Bessie (Dustin) Costa. She graduated from Wausau High School in 1945 and on Thanksgiving Day November 25, 1948 married Len Filiatreaux, the love of her life.

Phyllis is survived by Len her husband of 62 years, son and daughter in law Craig and Becky Filiatreaux, and their children Emily and Reid, and daughter and son in law Colette and Bill Wunsch, and their children Anna and Meghan. She is also survived by a very special brother in law and sister in law, Bob and Barb Filiatreaux of CA., along with nieces, nephews and friends.

Phyllis was preceded in death by her parents, mother in law Margaret Hoffman, brother Jim Costa, sister in law Denise Costa, sister Shirley Kuehl, sister in law Germaine Sullivan and brother in law Dave Sullivan.

Phyllis loved her family and her home and will be forever in our hearts.

The family would like to invite friends for a gathering in Phyllis's memory between the hours of 4:00 and 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27th at the Brainard Funeral Home, 522 Adams St. Wausau.

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