Florine Evelyn (Winters) Phillips
Florine Evelyn (Winters) Phillips, 85 years old, passed away on September 25, 2022, after experiencing numerous health complications. She was survived by her partner Stephen Nicholls, of Lakeport, and three children, daughters Peggy Innes of Kelseyville, Micki (Innes) Boyd of Richmond, Virginia, and Son Michael Innes of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. Florine is fondly remembered by her three Grandchildren, Brian Boyd, Jeffrey Boyd and Melissa (Innes) Al’Emoosh, and six Great-Grandchildren. Florine was also survived by her two sisters, Jean (Winters) Aaker and Brother-in-law Leslie Aaker, Sr. and Linda (Winters) Gotshalk and Brother-in-law, Len Gotshalk.
Florine was born on November 17, 1936, in Broadwater, Nebraska and later moved to a family farm in Reddington, Nebraska after her parents were granted the property in the “New Deal” by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. In the Summer of 1948, the family moved to Lakeport, California where Florine attended school at Lakeport Unified School District. Florine was no stranger to hard work, in her teen years, Florine began working at Herrschners in Lakeport. After this, Florine started working with her former husband, Don Phillips at Phillips Paint and Body Shop. Later, Florine split her work week between working for Dr. Donald Browning, M.D. and the Lakeport Drug Store, where she worked for 30 years. Her final years were spent working at Northlake Pharmacy in Lakeport.
People that knew Florine will remember her quick wit, her love of animals, and her contagious laugh, and most of all her love of FAMILY!
Private family services will be held graveside at Hartley Cemetery TBD.