|Birth: ||Feb. 21, 1929|
|Death: ||Mar. 25, 2005|
Phyllis Adelaide Kemp Schatz of Butte died March 25. She was born in Tampa. Fla., on Feb. 21, 1929, to Howard and Nellie Kemp, and grew up in Oregon and Washington. She attended Cleveland High School in Seattle, and earned a law degree from the University of Washington in Seattle.She married James Martin Schatz on Oct. 3, 1953, in Seattle. They divorced in 1975. In the 1980s she moved to Boise. In 2004, Phyllis moved to the state she loved, Montana, and to her favorite city, Butte.She was a member of the Creative Awareness Center, Special Olympics coach, Libertarian Party, Free State Project and the Free West Alliance. She recently joined Citizens for Preservation and Revitalization, a group dedicated to the preservation of historical buildings in Butte. She read everything she could from Isaac Asimov. She wrote the poem "Quest for Liberty." She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Howard; and sister, Opal Harthill. She is survived by her children, Katherine Mary Stewart and Kirk Marcus Schatz; sister, Eileen McCallum; six grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.A memorial service is scheduled for 5 p.m., Saturday, April 16, in Relyea Funeral Chapel, 318 N. Latah, Boise.
Created by: A Marine's Daughter
Record added: Apr 07, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10734392
Ben F. Irvin
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