Phyllis (nee Kellogg) Atwell, 91, Milwaukee

Phyllis (nee Kellogg) Atwell, 91, of Milwaukee, lost her battle with Alzheimer’s on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, after a long, heartbreaking period of physical and mental decline inflicted on her by this illness.

She is reunited with her husband, Herbert Lee Atwell and beloved son, Stephen Lee Atwell. Cherished mother of Judy and Linda. Loving mother-in-law of Karen Hunt, and proud Grandma of Stephanie Lee, Emma Lee and Hunter Lee Atwell. Phyllis was preceded in death by her father, Dr. James Rossiter Kellogg; mother, Edith; and brother, Fred Dodge from Portage. Further survived by loving friends, Jodi Kasperski and Suzette Orcholski, along with nieces and nephews in Virginia and South Carolina, in addition to other relatives and friends.

Gathering from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, at Suminski/Weiss LifeStory Funeral Homes, 1901 N. Farwell Ave., Milwaukee (www.SuminskiFuneralHome.com). Celebration of Life at 7 p.m. Private interment will be in Portage. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family appreciated.