John O. Phillips
PESHTIGO FIRE SURVIVOR DIES
11 October 1938
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.
TO THE OCONTO COUNTY OBIT PAGE