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Vera Mae Phillips McGinnis
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Birth: May 2, 1915
Taylor County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Apr. 30, 1998
Dubuque County
Iowa, USA

Mrs. Edward D. "Bud" (Vera M.) McGinnis, 82, of Sunnycrest Manor, formerly of Mount Pleasant Home, died at 12:37 a.m. Thursday, April 30, 1998, at Sunnycrest.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with burial in Linwood Cemetery. Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. today at Behr Funeral Home, 1491 Main St., where there will be aparish wake service at 4:30 p.m.

Mrs. McGinnis worked at the former Dubuque Packing Co., Apel's Market and Kroger's Grocery Store. She last worked at Meyer-Pauly Furniture Store.

She was born on May 2, 1915, in Gilman, Wis., daughter of William and Alta (Rheel) Phillips. She married Edward D. "Bud" McGinnis on Jan. 19, 1935, in Dubuque; he died on March 6, 1987.

She was a member of Sacred Heart Parish. She enjoyed gardening and flowers. She dearly loved and enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Surviving are a daughter, Shirley M. (Leo) Pottebaum, of Dubuque; three sons, Lawrence F. (Susan) McGinnis, of Moline, Ill., James D.(Lynne) McGinnis, of Sebastian, Fla., and Wayne R. (Cindy) McGinnis, of Dubuque; 16 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Donald (Lorraine Abitz) Kopp, of Dubuque, and Dorothy Revenig, of Bluefield, Va.; and a brother, Lloyd (Darlene) Phillips, of
East Dubuque, Ill.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Mrs. Donald (Barbara) Pregler; two sisters, Mrs. Robert (Gladys) Lange and Mrs. Leo (Evelyn) Miller; and a brother, Virgil "Bud" Phillips.

A Vera M. McGinnis Memorial Fund has been established.

"The family would like to thank the staff of Sunnycrest Manor and Hospice for their care and concern."
Family links: 
  Willis Warren Phillips (1883 - 1966)
  Alta Esta Rheel Parish (1887 - 1959)
  Edward D. McGinnis (1915 - 1987)
  Barbara A. McGinnis Pregler (1938 - 1996)*
  Gladys L. Phillips Lang (1906 - 1996)*
  Virgil L. Phillips (1912 - 1998)*
  Vera Mae Phillips McGinnis (1915 - 1998)
  Lorraine E Phillips Abitz Kopp (1921 - 2011)*
  Lloyd William Phillips (1923 - 2003)*
*Calculated relationship
Linwood Cemetery
Dubuque County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Craig K.
Record added: Dec 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81841487
Vera Mae <i>Phillips</i> McGinnis
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Vera Mae <i>Phillips</i> McGinnis
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