Gwendolyn L. "Gwen" Phillips, 92, of Eureka, passed away at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka.
She was born on April 28, 1928 in Macomb, IL to Herschel and Jessie Caspell Danner. She married Arthur M. "Art" Phillips on December 31, 1946 in Blandinsville, IL. He passed away on November 24, 2000.
Surviving is one son, Chris (Marilyn) Phillips of Ft. Collins, CO; one daughter, Linda Flynn Wilson of New Orleans, LA; one sister, Barbara Klossing of Stronghurst, IL; four grandchildren, David (Majka) Phillips; Jennifer (Matthew) Smith; Jessica (Cameron) Flynn; Hannah Wilson; and six great grandchildren, Liliana, Kristina, Noël, Jonah, Lucy, and Levi.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and one brother, Sam Danner.
Gwen worked at the Eureka High School cafeteria and also at the Chanticleer in Eureka where she was known for her "world famous pies".
She was a member of the Eureka Presbyterian Church, Eureka Sportsman Club, and the Sunset Blvd. Birthday Club. Gwen enjoyed playing cards and watching sports.
Due to the pandemic, the family will be having private services with the hopes of having a celebration of life at a later date. Burial will be at Olio Township Cemetery in Eureka.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Eureka Presbyterian Church. Online condolences and tributes may be sent to the family at argoruestmanharris.com.