Phyllis Elaine Mishler Hyer


Phyllis Elaine Mishler Hyer, age 77 of New Philadelphia, died Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in Community Hospice House at New Philadelphia.

A daughter of the late Lloyd and Evelyn (Miller) Mishler of Walnut Creek, Elaine was born May 23, 1941, in her childhood home at Walnut Creek.

Elaine was a member of Walnut Creek Mennonite Church.

Elaine is survived by her husband of 49 years, David Hyer, whom she married on May 29, 1969; two sons, Trent (Stephanie) Hyer of Kalamazoo, Michigan and Trevor Hyer of Stow; two grandchildren, Colton and Samuel Hyer of Kalamazoo; and a brother, Colin (Julia) Mishler of Berlin.

Elaine was preceded in death by her parents and twin daughters, Tricia and Tracie.

In keeping with Elaine’s wishes, there will be no calling hours or services, and cremation will take place through the care of the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia. A private family graveside service will be held in Walnut Creek Mennonite Cemetery at a later date.

Those wishing to do so may send the family a personal condolence and light a candle in remembrance of Elaine by visiting the funeral home's website at

Contributions may be made in Elaine’s memory to Community Hospice of Tuscarawas County, 716 Commercial Ave. SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663, or to Walnut Creek Mennonite Church, 2619 County Road 144, Sugarcreek, OH 44681.

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