Date of Death:  April 19, 2022

Service Details

Her family invites all friends & family to her memorial which will be held on Saturday, April 30 at 1 p.m. at Faith Finders Church in Constantine, MI. A luncheon will directly follow the memorial service.

Obituary Notice

Phyllis Jean Sears, age 73, of White Pigeon, MI died on April 19, 2022 at her home. She was born November 27, 1948 in Oak Park, IL, daughter of the late Donald & Marion Pieper. Phyllis graduated from Three Rivers High School in 1967. She married her best friend, Charles Sears, on December 15, 1988 and they enjoyed 34 wonderful years together.

Phyllis worked many jobs – typist, transcriptionist, pizza cook, retail, management and retired from Physic Source. She would tell you her greatest accomplishment were her children- James Wesley McEntire, Amanda Dawn McEntire, Rachael Jean (Hespe) Burns, and Sara Rose (Sears) Glide. She was also known for taking in and “adopting” any friends of her children who needed a safe place to land and was “mom” to many throughout her life.

In her spare time, she enjoyed reading, crafting, writing poetry, and puzzles. She was an avid cribbage player and tough to beat.

She was a woman of strong faith and attended church at Faith Finders Fellowship.

She is survived by her best friend and husband, Chuck Sears, her children Rachael (Jason), Sara (Jeff), Jamie, her son-in-law, Mike, her grandchildren Faust, Serene, Kaid, Aurora, Robyn, and Hannah, her sister Georgia Outman, her brother Thomas (Audie) Pieper, and numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents Donald & Marion Pieper, brother Jeffrey Pieper, and her daughter Amy McEntire.

Phyllis will be remembered for her kindness, generosity, and loving nature.

Additional Information

Donations in Phyllis’ memory may be directed to No Kid Hungry. Envelopes are available at Hohner Funeral Home in care of her arrangements.

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  1. Our deepest sympathies and condolences go out to the entire family. Let her wonderful memories bring some comfort after your grief. She definitely was a giving mother and grandmother! Rest in peace Phyllis.

  2. We loved Phyllis very much and are very sad to hear of her passing. Her legacy will be her kindness and loving nature that she gave to her family and everyone who knew her. We will miss her. Rest In Peace dear Phyllis.

    • Thank you for the condolences as it reminds me that my Mother touched many lives.

      It just doesn’t feel real and I miss her dearly.

      Mom, you were the light not me and I am so blessed to have had you for the time I was given.

  3. We are so sorry for your loss. Although we didn’t know Phyllis well, we feel we knew her from all the loving stories Rachael shared about her mom. She was certainly loved and will be forever missed. Our prayers are with all of you.

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