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Russell E. Phillips

October 14, 1947 January 25, 2008
Russell E. Phillips
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PEORIA HEIGHTS-Russell E. Phillips, 60 of Galena Park Terrace Apartments in Peoria Heights, passed away on Friday, January 25, 2008 at Roseville Country Manor in Roseville. He was born on October 14, 1947 in Peoria to Wilbert and Frances Ekena Phillips. He is survived by one brother, Eugene (Mary) Phillips of Anthem, AZ; one sister, Jane (Jerry) Pollitt of Peoria; two nephews, David Pollitt and Paul Phillips; two nieces, Teresa Beckman and Stacy Gerdis; and several grand nieces and nephews. He worked in Maintenance at Peoria Plastics. He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church where he served for 20 years as a usher. He also bowled in the church league and the Peoria Journal Star Brothers Bowling Tournament. Russell was an avid fan of the St. Louis Cardinals, Bradley Braves and Chicago Bears. Funeral Services will be at 2 p.m. on Friday at Christ Lutheran Church in Peoria with Pastor Carl Eckhoff officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the services at the church. Wright & Salmon Mortuary in in charge of arrangements. Burial will be in Swan Lake Memory Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to Christ Lutheran Church. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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