Obit: Phillips, Ruth (1909 - 1978)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Phillips, Prescher, Johnson, Walker

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 1/04/1979

Phillips, Ruth (15 November 1909 - 30 December 1978)

A former Humbird and Neillsville resident, Ruth A. Phillips, 69, passed away in Madison General Hospital, Saturday, after a lingering illness.

Mrs. Phillips was born on November 15, 1909, in Tagus. North Dakota, to Henry and Caroline (Prescher) Johnson. On May 15, 1929, she married Herbert D. Phillips in Rockford, Ill., ceremonies.

After living in Humbird and most of her life in Neillsville, she moved to Janesville, her home until death. She was employed by the Parker Pen Company from 1946 to 1966.

Surviving her besides her husband is one son, Harold, Janesville; one grandchild; one great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews in the Humbird area.

Funeral services were slated for this Thursday, January 4, at 1:00 p.m. from the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville. The Rev. Ralph Walker, Augusta, was to officiate, with burial in the Town of Mentor Cemetery.



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