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Jean Josephine Phelps

1927 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Born 10/16/1927 Died 1/22/2018
The Angel of Peace came for Jean after 7 years of valiant struggle with cancer.
Jean spent 50 years as an RN at various hospitals from Martinsburg, WV to Fullerton, CA; once retiring to Hemet, CA, she worked with Riverside County bloodmobile. It was in Martinsburg, WV that she met Retired Major Robert Phelps (Army) who was recuperating from illness at a local hospital. They married and raised 3 children Robb, wife Julia, Susanne, husband Bob, and Randy, wife Michelle. They in turn gave them 9 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Jean was preceded in death by her first husband Robert and one grandchild.
It was in Hemet, CA, that Jean met William Herzog, also a widower. They formed an ideal 30 year relationship that let to marriage while traveling the world, usually by sea, on numerous cruises. She was an inspiration and a role model who will be missed dearly by a large family tree and many friends.
A memorial service will be on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Miller-Jones Mortuary in Hemet. There will be a celebration of life after the service at Robb's house.
Published in Press-Enterprise from Feb. 4 to Feb. 7, 2018
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