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Jean Phelps

July 18, 2023 December 14, 2014
Jean Phelps
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Jean Phelps, age 91, a resident of the Presbyterian Homes in Evanston, IL and formerly of Oak Park (from 1935 to 2001), passed away on December 14, 2014 in Evanston. Jean was born on July 18, 1923 in Kansas City, KS and at an early age moved to Oak Park, IL. She graduated from Horace Mann Elementary and Oak Park and River Forest High School. She also attended Park University in Parkville, Missouri and the University of Chicago. For many years Jean work in management for the Telecommunications industry. She was a former member of Zonta, the 19th Century Women's Club, and maintained her membership at the 1st United Church of Oak Park. She is survived by her sister Lynn (Jim) McClure, of Evanston, IL, and her nephew, Jack McClure, of Minneapolis, MN, her niece, Julie (Fred) Giegler, of River Forest, IL and her nephew Don (Ruth) McClure, of Wisconsin Rapids, WI. She is also survived by six great-nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held on Friday December 26, 2014 at 10 a.m. in Elliott Chapel of the Presbyterian Homes, 3131 Simpson Street, Evanston, IL. Memorial donations to the Animal Care League of Oak Park (, 1011 Garfield St., Oak Park, IL 60304 or the Geneva Foundation of Presbyterian Homes (, 3200 Grant St., Evanston, IL 60201 are appreciated.


Friday, December 26 10 a.m.

Elliott Chapel of the Presbyterian Homes 3131 Simpson St., Evanston

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