Gen Phenis, age 91, of Centerville, Indiana, died Monday, March 14, 2022, at Arbor Trace.

Born May 2, 1930, in Richmond, Indiana, to Clarence and Geneva Schneider Taube, Gen was a life-long resident of this community. She worked as a seamstress. Gen was an active member of Holy Family Catholic Church, where she served as a sacristan for years and enjoyed participating in the Women’s Club.

Survivors include her children, Jenelle (Chris) Burris of Greens Fork, Indiana, and Paul (Cheryl) Phenis of Centerville; grandsons, Trent (Katelyn) Burris of Centerville, Kevin (Jessica) Burris of Morrisville, North Carolina, and Chad (Lily) Phenis and Tyler Phenis, both of Centerville; great-grandchildren, Eliza and Skye Burris of Morrisville and Averie and Blake Burris of Centerville; nieces; nephews; cousins; and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Alfred J. “Al” Phenis, who died February 14, 2019; parents; and brother, Jack Taube.

Visitation for Gen Phenis will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, March 17, 2022, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Liturgy of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 18, 2022, at Holy Family Catholic Church, 815 West Main Street, Richmond with Fr. Sengole T. Gnanaraj officiating. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Seton Schools, 240 South 6th Street, Richmond, IN 47374.

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