A visitation for Kym "Angel"?Phares of Ayrshire will be Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Emmetsburg.
Kym Phares was the daughter of Pauline (Mar-steller) and Robert Phares. She was born in Escondido, CA, and received her education at Julian High School in Julian, CA.
In the early 1990s, Angel, as she became known to her family and friends, moved to Palo Alto County. She was employed at Emmetsburg Publishing for several years.
She attended Iowa Lakes Community College where she was trained in graphic design. She then went to work at the Publishing Company in Algona where she was currently employed as a Graphic Designer for the advertising department. Angel took great pride in her job.
Angel passed away Monday, July 29, 2013 at her home near Ayrshire, at the age of 52. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Angel is survived by her companion, Gary Gravlund of Ayrshire; her sisters, Lisa Phares of Gilbert, AZ and Molly Haller of Reno, NV; aunts, Bobbie Hanney of Youngstown, OH and Carlie White of Tahiti; as well as many other relatives and friends.
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