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Junior Ray Phelps

January 13, 1936 September 24, 2021
Junior Ray Phelps
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Obituary for Junior Ray Phelps

VINTON-Junior Ray Phelps, 85, died peacefully Friday, September 24, 2021, at the Sunnycrest Nursing Center in Dysart, Iowa.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, October 1, 2021 at Van Steenhuyse-Teahen Funeral Home in Vinton with Rev. Matt Hantz officiating. Visitation will be held 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. prior to the service. Burial will follow at the Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Mt. Auburn.
Junior was born January 13, 1936, in Iowa City, IA, the son of Merle and Pearl Phelps Troxel. He attended school in Walker and Center Point, IA. On December 11, 1954, Junior was united in marriage to Earlene Rundel. Together, Junior and Earlene started a lifetime career in farming. Earlene preceded Junior in death December 9, 2015.
Throughout the years, Junior enjoyed fishing, playing the harmonica, CB radios, listening to country western music, people watching and making cookies.
Junior is survived by three daughters: Glenna (Darryl) McNeal, Connie Gilbert and Patty (David) Linsley, all of Vinton; ten grandchildren; and sixteen great- grandchildren.
Junior was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Earlene; two sons in infancy; brother, Raymond Troxel; and sister, Lois Fuss.
Van Steenhuyse-Teahen Funeral Home of Vinton is caring for Junior and his family. Condolences may be left at www.vsrfh.com.

Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

1

Oct

9:30 AM 10/1/2021 9:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 10/1/2021 10:30:00 AM
Van Steenhuyse Funeral Home

1212 1st Avenue
Vinton, IA 52349

Van Steenhuyse Funeral Home
1212 1st Avenue Vinton 52349 IA
United States

Service

Friday

1

Oct

10:30 AM 10/1/2021 10:30:00 AM
Van Steenhuyse Funeral Home

1212 1st Avenue
Vinton, IA 52349

Van Steenhuyse Funeral Home
1212 1st Avenue Vinton 52349 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Mt. Auburn Cemetery Final Resting Place

County Road V61
Mt. Auburn, IA 52313

County Road V61 Mt. Auburn 52313 IA
United States
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