Virginia “Ginny” Phelps,
Virginia “Ginny” Phelps, 92,
formerly of Fox Lake, died Thursday, May 7, 2015 at the Golden Living Center in
Ginny was born March 14, 1923 in
Beaver Dam the daughter of Delmar and Cora Ganske Steinhorst. She graduated
from Fox Lake High School in 1941. On September 11, 1943 she married Clifford
Phelps at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Fox Lake. Following their
marriage the couple farmed in the Fox Lake area all of their married lives. Ginny
was a member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Fox Lake where she
was a member of the Ladies of St. John’s. She was also a member of American
Legion Auxiliary Unit 521 in Fox Lake, Trentonette Homemaker’s Club, and HOA
Ginny is survived by five
children: Linda (Ervin) Golembiewski of Plymouth, Bill (Nancy) Phelps of Fox
Lake, Elizabeth (Michael) Bahn of Wildomar, CA, Andrew (Lynn) Phelps of Stoughton,
WI, and Thomas (Susan) Phelps of Plymouth; 13 grandchildren; 13
great-grandchildren; 2 step-grandchildren; and 11 step-great-grandchildren.
Ginny was preceded in death by
her husband Clifford in 1984, two infant daughters, a grandson; a sister; two
brothers-in-law; and a sister-in-law.
The family wishes to thank Dr.
Brad Allen, Hillside Hospice, and Golden Living Center in Randolph for the
wonderful care given to their mother.
Funeral services for Virginia
Phelps will be held Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 11 a.m. at St. John’s Evangelical
Lutheran Church in Fox Lake with Rev. David Nottling officiating. Burial will follow
at Highland Memory Gardens in the town of Trenton. Friends and relatives of
Virginia Phelps may call on the family at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the
time of service.
Funeral Home of Waupun and staff are serving the family. Please visit our website at
www.wernerharmsenfuneralhome.com for further information and to send