PIERSON -- Kallie Jane Phillips, 10, died, Friday, Dec. 12, 2003, as a result of a snowmobile accident.
Kallie was born March 9, 1993 in Sioux City, the daughter of Darwin and Jackie (Kovarna) Phillips. Kallie was a social butterfly; she loved getting together with her friends and talking on the telephone. She was good student. She played the saxophone in band and played the piano. She was in dance, tap, jazz and clogging. She loved playing with her cousins and her dog. She played soccer and basketball. She was a member of the Pierson Handy Helpers 4-H Club, and was delighted to be voted the reporter. She attended United Methodist Church of Pierson. She enjoyed going on vacations with her family, decorated her room with Betty Boop memorabilia. She wanted to be a fashion designer when she grew up.
Left to cherish her memory are her parents, Darwin and Jackie Phillips, one sister, Jenna Phillips, at home; her maternal grandparents, Howard and Marjorie Kovarna of Merrill; paternal grandparents, Claude and Martha Phillips of Pierson; aunts and uncles, Jean (Kovarna) Larson of Sioux City, Doug and Rhonda Kovarna of Hinton, Albert and Barb Phillips of Spencer, Vicky and Ron Hiemstra of Springfield, Mio., Chuck and Cheryl Phillips of Apple Valley, Minn; 10 cousins and seven great-cousins, and many friends and classmates.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Kingsley-Pierson School gymnasium in Pierson. Burial will be Greenwood Cemetery, Pierson. Visitation begins at 4 p.m. today (Tuesday) at the Kingsley Methodist Church, Kingsley, with the family present from 5 to 7 p.m. at the church. The Rohde-Earnest Funeral Home of Kingsley is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be directed to the Phillips Memorial Fund for the family of Kallie.