THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
John E. Phillips
Issue Date: August 16, 2018
John E. Phillips, 57, of Menominee, Mi., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018 at Atrium Post Acute Care of Menominee.
Born Nov. 21, 1960 in Lansing, Mi., to the late John A. and Betty Lou (Smith) Phillips, he married the former Beverly Huotari on April 26, 1990 in Tavares, Fla. and worked as an electrician for MJ Electric for many years.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, NASCAR, especially Tony Stewart, playing cards and teaching the children how to play Spades and Smear.
Survivors include his wife, Beverly of Menominee; four daughters, Desiree Phillips of Iron Mountain, Mi., Melissa (the late James) Carlson of Iron Mountain and Shannon (Worth) Holmes and Amber (Jerry) Prahl, both of Menominee; 11 grandchildren; a great grandson; two sisters, Diane (Dave) Price and Cheryl Johns and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a friend, Mike Ferkle and a cousin, David Homernik.
Per his wishes, no services will be held. Expressions of sympathy can be directed to Beverly Phillips, 820 6th Street Apartment 1, Menominee, Mi. 49858. Anderson Kell Funeral Home of Menominee is assisting the family with arrangements.