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Marion (Speed) Phillips


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Marion (Speed) Phillips Obituary

Marion was born March 12, 1924 and passed on October 23, 2017, while living out her final days at The Courtyard and Fountains. Born in Rockford, Il to Charles and Laura, graduated Stillman Valley High School as Valedictorian of her class of 1942; St. Anthony's Hospital School of Nurses in 1945 and moved to LA to get her CA RN certificate.

During WWII she became a pen pal of Stewart Phillips and they married on August 2, 1947. Moving to Sacramento to start their family, Stew worked in road construction, Marion as a nurse. 1963 moved the family to Chico where she nursed at Enloe Hospital until they retired. She and Stew enjoyed traveling. When he passed she settled in Yuba City, near her sons.

Marion was preceded in death by her husband Stewart; survived by their 3 sons, Charles (Diane) and 2 daughters, Jennifer & Amy; Stewart & his son Jeff (Kristen) and 2 children, and Robert (Alicia).

Interment will be private at Wheatland Cemetery.
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Published in Appeal Democrat from Oct. 29 to Oct. 30, 2017
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