Alma A. Phelan, 88, of Bunker Hill, died at Jerseyville Nursing and Rehab Center in Jerseyville on Friday, May 12, 2017, at 8:54 p.m. She was born on October 11, 1928, in St. Louis, MO to Emmet F and Alma (Halley) Griffin.
Alma married Robert F. Phelan on July 3, 1947 in Brighton, IL. He preceded her in death on April 23, 2007. Peg was a homemaker who had a creative talent for art and crafts of all kinds. She loved reading, decorating and music.
She is survived by her daughters, Kathleen (Lyle) Mansholt of Bunker Hill and Linda Snyder of Hillview, IL; son, David Phelan of Bunker Hill; granddaughters, Kristin Phelan of Bunker Hill and Misty (Steve) Bellet of Jerseyville; grandsons, Dale Mansholt of Bunker Hill and Joe (Amy) Snyder of Festus, MO; and great grandchildren, Chloe Mansholt, Ella Tinnon, Jaidelynn Rogers, Jacob Bellet, Olivia Snyder, and Ava Snyder.
Alma was preceded in death by her parents; spouse; son, John R. Phelan; sisters, Nancy “Susie” Wayman and Carole “Mickey” Schroeder; brother, Floyd “Sonny” Griffin; and son-in-law, Ricky Snyder.
Visitation services will be held on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at Kravanya Funeral Home in Bunker Hill from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Funeral services will follow on Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Jeremy Wood officiating. Burial will be at Woodburn Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to Bunker Hill Library.
Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill is in charge of the arrangements.