Phyllis King

June 8, 1928 ~ February 12, 2018 (age 89)

Phyllis King was born in Macomb Illinois on June 8, 1928. Preceded in death by her parents Maurice and Welcome Kistner and her husbands Robert Opendike, Renaldo Cerroni and Don King. Phyllis and her husband came to Utah in 1949 as part of the Dairy Queen opening in the state. They were co-owners of Kistner Dairy Queen in Salt Lake. She and her husband later moved to Tooele to open the local Dairy Queen on Main Street. After her second husband died in 1989, she married an old friend from Illinois and relocated there. Upon his death in 2001 she returned to Tooele to spend her remaining years here. She will be buried with her 2nd husband Renaldo Cerroni. She was a Lady Elk, and a life guard at the Tooele pool. She loved playing bridge and was an excellent and avid golfer. Her best friends were Donna Chriss and Jean and Ivan Draper. She loved and became very close to her hospice ladies and she will be missed. She is survived by her older sister Bette Settle, niece Deborah Settle, younger sister Dixie Dalton, nephew Jon Dalton, niece Melanie (Joe) Lagerstrom, nephew Carey Dalton, great nephew Eric Lagerstrom, and great niece Elise Lagerstrom. A visitation will be held Tuesday, February 20th at Tate Mortuary, 110 S Main St., from 11am-12pm followed by graveside service at the Tooele City Cemetery. 

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