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“I just found out about Phyllis. We had share many laughs together. Whenever I would come back into Rockville. I know she will be miss much. My...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Debbie (Santos) Norris - Newburgh, IN

“So sorry for your loss. My mother and dad had lots of great times with Phyllis & Rufus at the track years ago. If I can be of any help, please give...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Dena L. Foxworthy - Rockville, IN

“Sorry for your family's loss. ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Dawn McIlhenny Chaney - Marshall, IN

“-Phyllis's family- We wish to express our most sincere sympathy. We were very fortunate to have visited Phyllis for a short time on the afternoon of...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Mark& Kathy Hudson - Rockville, IN

“So sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother, We had a lot of great talks. I pray that the Lord will link His Angels around your famy. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Lila Ritz - Winter Haven, FL

“My mother has lived at VCC for almost 4 yrs. Phyllis and the two of us would talk. (I watered her plants outside and gave her yarn for crocheting.) I...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Brenda Alabaugh - Clinton, IN

“I have many fond memories of Phyllis in SGA at ISU. RIP. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Cale Hollingsworth - Louisville, KY

“I wish to express my condolences. Phyllis was a formidable woman back in our Student Government Days. May she RIP. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Troy W. York - Terre Haute, IN

“We express our heart felt sympathy to Phyllis' family. My sister is Phyllis Martin Rutledge, class of '52 and a friend. My sister remembers ...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Richard Martin - Franklin, IN

“Soltermann Family: We would like to express our deepest condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during the difficult time. We know...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Mary Pierce - Rockville, IN

“Bill Hill, Class of 66. Opal babysat me in the early 50s in Catlin. Phyllis took me for a horse ride in Catlin when I was about five. I delivered...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: bill hill - noblesville, IN

Phyllis A. (Hudson) Morgan, 78, of Rockville, Indiana died at 1:33 pm Wednesday, January 23, 2013 in the emergency room of Union Hospital-Clinton. Phyllis was born on January 26, 1934 in Rockville, Indiana to the late Opal (Howard) and Harry Allan Hudson. Phyllis graduated from Rockville High School in 1952 and Indiana State University in 1988 with a Bachelor Degree in English and in 1992 with a Masters Degree in Communication. During her life, Phyllis taught head start in Rockville, ran Hartman Trucking Company, taught Communication at ISU and was a substitute teacher for all Parke County schools. While at ISU, Phyllis was the first non-traditional commuter student to become President of the Student Government Association an accomplishment she cherished.Phyllis was also a 50+year member of the local Order of Eastern Star. Phyllis was a student of life and enjoyed reading, crocheting, gardening, playing Euchre, horse racing, IU basketball, and spoiling her grandchildren. Phylllis was proceeded in death by her parents, three husbands, W.W. Soltermann, R.L. Hartman, and R. Rector; her daughter Juanita L. Denbo. Phyllis is survived by her ex-husband Max Morgan of Rockville, brother John Allan (Donna) Hudson of Crawfordsville, children Eva Lynn (Bob) Doan of Clinton, Allan (Karen) Soltermann of Rockville, John Soltermann of Clinton, Charlotte Korteba of Carmi, Illinois, Gary Soltermann of Springerton, Illinois, and Betty Jean (Jeff) Ritsch of Carmi, Illinois; 19 grandchildren and 27 great-grand children; several nieces and nephews and a great-niece. All of which will miss her frank sense of humor. Services will be 11:00 am Tuesday, January 29, in Gooch Funeral Home at 112 W. Howard Street, Rockville, with the Rev. Don Perry officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Olivet Cemetery at Catlin, Indiana. Visitation is from 4-8 pm Monday January 28, at Gooch Funeral Home. Friends may sign an online guest register at

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