Obit: Philips, Gilbert (1851 - 1919)

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----Source: GREENWOOD GLEANER (Greenwood, Wis.) 11/20/1919

Philips, Gilbert (9 AUG 1851 - 13 NOV 1919)

Mr. Gilbert Philips, a well-known resident of this city (Greenwood, Clark County, Wis.), died at his home near the Soo depot, last Thursday, Nov. 13th, at the age of 68 years, 5 months and 4 days.

Deceased was born in Brown Co., N.Y., Aug. 9th, 1851 and moved to Wisconsin with his parents when but a child. He was united in marriage to Mrs. Mary Monica in 1879 at Spencer, Wis. To this union were born three children, one son and two daughters. His wife died at Spencer in 1893 and he was again married in 1898 to Sarah Voise at Granton, Wis.

He united with the United Brethren Church when a young man.

He leaves to mourn, his wife, one son, Edward Philips of Moon, Wis., and two daughters, Mrs. Jennie Rux of Junction City, Wis., and Mrs. Violet Collins of White Bear, Minn.

Funeral services were conducted from the Methodist Church Saturday afternoon at 2:00 o’clock and the remains laid to rest in the Greenwood Cemetery.



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