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Kenneth D. Phelps

January 28, 1929 October 26, 2019
Kenneth D. Phelps
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Kenneth D. Phelps, 90, of Burbank, died peacefully of natural causes at home on Saturday, October 26, 2019, surrounded by loved ones. He was born in Chicago January 28, 1929, the son of Wallace Roland and Margaret Cecelia (Corbett) Phelps. Ken was a Truck Driver for TEAMSTERS Local 734 for 32 years prior to retirement.
He was a Veteran of the Army during the Korean War and a life long member of the Glenn Maker American Legion in Chicago Ridge.
Ken married Amelia Dabicci in Chicago January 23, 1954.
She preceded him in death August 12, 2008. Also preceded in death by 3 brothers Paul, Wallace Richard and Dr. James; 2 sisters Mary Louise Rogas and Ruth Lamaster.
Dearly missed by his children Michael (Lynda) Phelps of Merrionette Park, Jean (Robert) Matyskiel of Bridgeview, Margaret Abel of Sun Prairie, WI, Mildred (Michael) David of Zeeland, MI, Dorothy (John) Rosier of Lemont and Wallace (Jonna) Phelps of Bridgeport; beloved father-in-law to Mark Klein and Joseph Berardi; cherished by 9 grandchildren Michelle (Nick) Panico, Kimberly Phelps, Ryan (Paige) Phelps, Michael (Amanda) Lynch, Jonathan (Jamie) Klein, Frank (Perin) Klein, Paul Lipka, Lucas Phelps, and Amelia Phelps, and 4 great-grandchildren Austin, Madelyn, Alyssa, and Lauder; loved by his brother Robert Phelps of Baltimore, MD and sister Peggy (Larry) Barry of Aurora; fondly remembered by numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation Friday November 1, 2019, 3-9 PM at Schmaedeke Funeral Home. Funeral Saturday November 2, chapel prayers at 10 AM from Schmaedeke Funeral Home, 10701 S. Harlem, Worth. Mass 11 AM at St Louis de Montfort Church 8808 Ridgeland Ave, Oak Lawn. Interment with Military Honors at St Mary Cemetery in Evergreen Park. For information 708-448-6000 or www.schmaedekefuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Friday

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Nov

3:00 PM 11/1/2019 3:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 11/1/2019 9:00:00 PM
Schmaedeke Funeral Home

10701 S. Harlem Avenue
Worth, IL 60482

Schmaedeke Funeral Home
10701 S. Harlem Avenue Worth 60482 IL
United States

Chapel Prayers

Saturday

2

Nov

10:00 AM 11/2/2019 10:00:00 AM - 10:30 AM 11/2/2019 10:30:00 AM
Schmaedeke Funeral Home

10701 S. Harlem Avenue
Worth, IL 60482

Schmaedeke Funeral Home
10701 S. Harlem Avenue Worth 60482 IL
United States

Mass

Saturday

2

Nov

11:00 AM 11/2/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 11/2/2019 12:00:00 PM
St. Louis de Montfort Church

8808 South Ridgeland Ave
Oak Lawn, IL 60453

St. Louis de Montfort Church
8808 South Ridgeland Ave Oak Lawn 60453 IL
United States

Interment

Saturday

2

Nov

12:30 PM 11/2/2019 12:30:00 PM - 12:45 PM 11/2/2019 12:45:00 PM
St. Mary Cemetery

87th and Hamlin Ave.
Evergreen Park, IL 60805

St. Mary Cemetery
87th and Hamlin Ave. Evergreen Park 60805 IL
United States
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