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Phyllis E. Strohl

Phyllis E. Strohl, 98, of Monticello, formerly of Bement, passed away at 5:19 P.M., Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 27, 2021, from 10:00 A.M. To 11:00 A.M., at the Hinds Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 348 N. Piatt St., Bement, masks will be required, following visitation on Saturday, we will go to the Bement Township Cemetery, for a graveside service with Pastor Tim Davis officiating. Memorial contributions can be made to the First Christian Church of Bement or the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello.

Phyllis was born on December 10, 1922 in Beecher City, IL. Her parents were Jack and Fleta White. She married John Strohl on October 2, 1943 in Shelbyville, and he passed away on May 21, 1995.

Surviving children are, Linda (Allen) Schwartz of Ivesdale, Richard (Barbara) Strohl of Schwertner, TX, and daughter-in-law, Jane Strohl of Highland. Surviving grandchildren are, David (Colleen) Schwartz, Richard (Cara) Schwartz, Amanda (Matt) Caminiti and Adam Strohl, as well as 5 great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great-grandchildren. Also surviving is a brother, Max White of Effingham, and 2 sisters, Mary Jane Goodwin of Ft. Wayne, IN., Peggy Ann Tucker of Cowden.

She was preceded in death by her parents, son, Kenneth Strohl, grandson, Todd Strohl, and 8 brothers.

Phyllis was a member of the First Christian Church of Bement, she was a LPN for several area doctors, she loved quilting, cardinal baseball, being a election judge, but her greatest loved was spending time with her family and grandchildren, they said that she was a mom and grandma to half the town of Bement.

Aaron and Susie Hinds of Hinds Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Bement, have the honor to serve the family of Phyllis E. Strohl, “Our Family is Here to Serve Your Family”. Please visit our website at to offer condolences.

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