John O. Phillips

contributor:   Linda Phillips Loser.

Marinette Eagle-Star
11 October 1938

PESHTIGO FIRE SURVIVOR DIES
John Phillips, Native Resident of County, Stricken Monday

John O. Phillips, 70, native resident of Marinette county, died in the town of Peshtigo last night. Born August 6, 1868, he had lived his entire life in this county and was a survivor of the Peshtigo fire.

Besides his wife he is survived by five children, Mrs. Arthur Dumke and Roy of this city, Richard of Peshtigo, and Leonard and Clifford at home, a sister, Mrs. Robert Nelson, of Milwaukee, one brother, Fred Phillips of Porterfield and five children.

The remains were taken to the Hansen and Onion funeral home where funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock. The Rev. Merrill Abbey of the First Methodist church will officiate. Burial will be in Harmony cemetery. 


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