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Charles Edward Phelps

August 11, 1935 January 17, 2019
Charles Edward Phelps
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Obituary for Charles Edward Phelps

Charles Edward Phelps, 83, of Lapeer, died Thursday, January 17, 2019.

Charles was born August 11, 1935 in Royal Oak, Michigan to Charles Albert and Marguerite (Walker) Phelps. He graduated from Berkley High School, class of 1953. Directly after high school Chuck served his country proudly in the US Army. He married Valerie Adele Todd on May 7, 1955. Shortly after marrying Valerie Chuck began his career as a Local 58 electrician. He was very proud of his career which lasted 39 years – he retired in 1995. Chuck was also an active member of the Lapeer Masonic Lodge #54, the Royal Arch Masons #91 in Lapeer and the Lexington Commandery Knights Templar #53 of Highland Park. All totaled, he was a mason for over 57 years. He was a HAM Operator in his spare time – his call sign was WA8UCS . Chuck loved to camp and loved agate hunting.

Mr. Phelps is survived by his five children: Cindy (Dan) Bollon of Lapeer, John (Cathy) Phelps of Lapeer, Diane (Shawn) Bashore of Lapeer, Michael (Jody) Phelps of Lapeer and Jeff (Carmela) Phelps of North Branch; x11 grandchildren; x18 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Valerie Phelps; two brothers: James & John Phelps; sister, Ann Elrich and his aforementioned parents.

Visitation will be from 1-2PM Sunday, January 20, 2019 at Muir Brothers Funeral Home, Lapeer. A Masonic Service in honor of Chuck will begin at 2:00PM Sunday at Muir Brothers. Cremation will follow the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, P.O. Box #1, Clio, Michigan 48420 . Condolences and memories may be left at MuirBrothersLapeer.com


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Visitation

Sunday

20

Jan

1:00 PM 1/20/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 1/20/2019 2:00:00 PM
Muir Brothers Funeral Home

1021 S Lapeer Road
Lapeer, MI 48446

Muir Brothers Funeral Home
1021 S Lapeer Road Lapeer 48446 MI
United States

Masonic Service

Sunday

20

Jan

2:00 PM 1/20/2019 2:00:00 PM
Muir Brothers Funeral Home

1021 S Lapeer Road
Lapeer, MI 48446

Muir Brothers Funeral Home
1021 S Lapeer Road Lapeer 48446 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Shriners Hospitals for Children

c/o Elf Khurafeh
P.O. Box 1
Clio, Michigan 48420
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