Phyllis “Susie” Rosenthal, 88, of Ellisville, MO, passed away Thursday, May 26, 2022, at SSM Health St. Claire Hospital, St. Louis, MO. She was born October 11, 1933, a daughter of Jesse Lowell “Hydie” and Ann Muriel (Whitley) Orr. She married Max Irving Rosenthal on March 15, 1958. He passed away in 2006.
Mrs. Rosenthal graduated Litchfield High School in 1951 and went on to Washington University for four years, graduating in 1955. She was a member of St. Marks Presbyterian Church in Ballwin, MO, and Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority and an honorary member of Delta Gamma. She enjoyed playing piano, Bridge, bowling and tennis. She enjoyed traveling and organizing trips for groups. Phyllis was also a buyer for the former Stix, Baer & Fuller Department Stores. She also taught English to immigrants.
Mrs. Rosenthal is survived by her two sons, David Rosenthal of Cincinnati, OH, and Christopher Rosenthal of Ellisville, MO.; one brother Richard “Dick” (Alice) Orr of Naples, FL.
3 grandchildren; Rachel Rosenthal, Hayden Rosenthal and Savannah Rosenthal.
Mrs. Rosenthal is preceded in death by her husband Max Rosenthal and her parents.
Graveside services for Mrs. Rosenthal will be held on Monday, June 13, 2022, at 11:00 A.M. at Elm Lawn Cemetery, in Litchfield, IL. with Rev. Gary Schwab of First Presbyterian Church officiating. Plummer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The family suggests memorials to Washington University. Make check payable to "Washington University in St Louis with "Olin Business School" on the memo line and mail to: Olin Business School, One Brookings Drive, MSC 1202-414-3100, St. Louis, MO 63130.
Washington University in St. Louis Olin Business School
One Brookings Drive, MSC 1202-414-3100, St. Louis MO 63130
Make Checks Payable to "Washington University in St. Louis with "Olin Business School on the memo line