LAMOILLE — Anna Mae Phillips, 97, of LaMoille and Liberty Village in Princeton passed away Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton.
Anna was born March 20, 1922, in Ottawa to Frank and Theresa (Munpher) Christman. She married Michael Phillips on Jan. 20, 1940, in Davenport, Iowa.
She worked at Masters Paint Store in Mendota and House and Garden Flower Shop in Princeton. She owned and operated The Doorstop in LaMoille for 25 years.
She enjoyed going to auctions and collecting gray enamelware and many other antiques.
She is survived by her daughter, Diane (Morry) Schlegel of LaMoille; five grandchildren, Beth (Karl) Schultz, Jill (Brad) Snethen, Amy Schlegel, Doug (Jennifer) Phillips and Steve (Rae Lynn) Phillips; 10 great-grandchildren, Seth Schultz, Justine Schultz, Luke Schultz, Karlie Schultz, Brady Snethen, Adrienne Snethen, Jake Phillips, Megan Phillips, Austin Phillips and Tyson Phillips; and one daughter-in-law, Margo Phillips of LaMoille.
She was preceded in death by her husband; her son, William Phillips; a sister, Rose Wilson; and three brothers, Frank Christman, Joe Christman and Nick Christman.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 29, at the Merritt Funeral Home in Mendota with the Rev. David Jungnickel officiating. Burial will be in Greenfield Cemetery in LaMoille. Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral services.
Memorials may be directed to LaMoille Ambulance.
Online condolences may be left at www.merrittfh.com.