Life Story / Obituary


Shirley J. Phillips-Abbrederis, age 72, passed away on Monday January 23, 2017. Shirley was born in Sacramento, CA on March 4, 1944, daughter of the late Alfred and Irene (nee: Sauls) Cox.

She was employed with Voorlas Mfg. for twenty-five years and later with InSinkErator before moving to Grand Marsh in 1995. Shirley will be remembered fondly for her sense of humor and her great love for her family.

She will be dearly missed by her children, Debra (Eddie) Turley, Vernon Philips, Judith (Wayne) Lehman; grandchildren, Angela (Marcus) McCullough, Marque Rogers (Erin), Jennifer Smith, Sarah Smith, Amanda (Matt) Duckworth, Andrew (Chelsea) Coe, Aaron Phillips; eight grandchildren; brother, Don (Joy) Cox; step children; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents, Shirley was also preceded in death by her husband, Edward Abbrederis in 2002, and two brothers, Jerry and James.

Private family services will be held.