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Grace C Butts Phipps
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Birth: Mar. 7, 1901
Nebraska, USA
Death: Jan. 15, 1997
Omaha
Douglas County
Nebraska, USA

PHIPPS, Grace C., age 95 years, of Omaha. Preceded in death by husband, Harry; son, Wesley; daughter, Irene Wachholtz. Survived by son and daughter-in-law, Marvin and Eleanor of Omaha; daughter and son-in-law, Ruby and Don Obershaw of Oakdale, NE; 6 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren.

Source: Omaha World Herald, Jan 17, 1997, Morning Edition

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'Volunteer of Year' Says Aiding Others 'Wonderful'

A 73-year-old woman who makes volunteer work practically a full-time job has been named the Retired Senior Volunteer Program's first Volunteer of the Year.
Mrs. Grace Phipps, a resident of Burt Tower, spends about 40 hours a week teaching arts and crafts and doing other duties at the Salvation Army and Lucas Hall.
Mrs. Phipps said she started doing volunteer work of various types in 1946 despite the fact that she also worked at various jobs and cared for her late husband Harry, an invalid.
"It's the most wonderful thing in the world to help someone else," she said. Mrs. Phipps said she signed up for the RSVP program when it started several years ago and heartily recommends it to all older persons. "it helps you keep active," she said.

Source: Omaha World Herald, Date unknown 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Stephen Frank Butts (1875 - 1956)
  Clara T Brower Butts (1875 - 1953)
 
 Spouse:
  Harry Eugene Phipps (1885 - 1966)*
 
 Children:
  Irene Phipps Wachholtz (1918 - 1995)*
  Ruby Joyce Phipps Obershaw (1921 - 2012)*
  Wesley W Phipps (1924 - 1984)*
  Marvin E. Phipps (1928 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nelson Floyd Butts (1889 - 1966)*
  Mary Isabelle Butts Petty (1897 - 1973)*
  Grace C Butts Phipps (1901 - 1997)
  James Walter Butts (1904 - 1936)*
  Mable F Butts Kelley (1905 - 1995)*
  William Elmer Butts (1908 - 1987)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pleasant View Cemetery
Plainview
Pierce County
Nebraska, USA
 
Created by: Terry
Record added: Apr 03, 2014
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Grace C <i>Butts</i> Phipps
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