Frank E. Phillips

contributor:   Linda Phillips Loser.

Marinette Eagle- Star 
13 November 1936

F. E. PHILLIPS PASSES AWAY
Survivor of Historic Peshtigo Fire Succumbs Early Today

Frank E. Phillips, 71, passed away in his home, 2210 Thomas street, early this morning.

Mr. Phillips was born in the town of Peshtigo, May 15, 1865, and at the time of the Peshtigo fire lived there with his parents, who owned a livery stable. One sister was claimed by the fire. For the past sixteen years he has resided in Marinette.

Surviving are his wife, and five children, Mrs. Delmar Merritt, Matt, Frances, Harris and Beverly, all of Marinette, one sister, Mrs. Robt. Nelson of Milwaukee, two brothers, Fred Phillips of Porterfield and John Phillips of Marinette; also two grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Hansen & Onion Funeral Home, with the Rev. H.G. Trost of the First M.E. church officiating. Interment will be in Forest Home cemetery. 


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