Arthur Phillips

Arthur Phillips

1924 - 2003

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Survivors include his wife, Dorothy; 3 daughters: Mary Lou Schulte of Dubuque, IA, Janet and Diann Phillips, both of Kansas City, MO; 2 sons: Larry (Jan) Phillips of New Vienna and Loras (Melanie) Phillips of Dyersville; 2 brothers: Fr. Walter Phillips of Ogalala, NE and Lyle (Peggy) Phillips of Kansas City, MO; 3 sisters: Zita (Melvin) Bergman of Seneca, KS, Vera Knudson and Elda Mae (Alvitus) Haverkamp, both of Kansas; 7 grandchildren: Sandy and Paula Schulte, Randy (Angie), Ryan, Jason (Jill), Brandi and Robbie Phillips; and 3 great-grandchildren: Caleb, Carter and Cole Phillips. He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 great-granddaughter Taylor Marie Schulte, 2 brothers: Regis and Leonard, and 1 son-in-law, Robert J. Schulte. Art served his country in the Army during Korea from 1945 to 1947. Art was born July 19, 1924, in Seneca, Kansas, the son of Joseph and Clara (Vondenkamp) Phillips. He married Dorothy A. Heisler on April 21, 1947 in Dubuque, Iowa. He was a lifetime member of the Edward W. Lake Lake V.F.W. Post 7736, the St. Boniface Holy Name Society and Knights of Columbus Council 1734. He loved to go fishing and enjoyed the company of his family. In lieu of flowers, an Arthur Phillips Memorial Fund has been established. The family wishes to express their heartfelt appreciation to the New Vienna Fire Department, Bi-County Ambulance, Doctors Tomas and Miner and the staff at St. Mary's Unit in Dyersville for their wonderful care.