We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, March 31, 2007 for 61 year old
Richard Phelps of Chester, IL who passed away Wednesday, March 21, 2007 at
St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville, IL.
He was born August 17, 1945 in Mt. Vernon, IL, the son of Uel and
Josephine (Foster) Phelps. He married Judy Werle on January 7, 1981 in
Chester, IL and she survives.
Also surviving is one son, Brandon Phelps of Belleville, IL. One stepson,
Gary Lee Steffens of Belleville, IL. One adopted daughter, Doris Hanson of
Indianapolis, IN. One brother, David Phelps of Chester, IL. Six
grandchildren also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
At the request of Mr. Phelps, his body was cremated.
Friends are calling after 1pm Saturday, March 31, 2007 at the Welge
Pechacek Funeral Home in Chester, IL.
A Memorial Service for Richard Phelps will be Saturday, March 31, 2007 at
2pm from the Welge Pechacek Funeral Home in Chester, IL.
Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Chester, IL.
Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society or to the American