Ethel Phillippe

September 10, 1914 ‒ August 23, 2014

Galion, Ohio

Ethel Phillippe, 99, of Galion died Saturday, August 23, 2014 at home.

Born September 10, 1914 in Lynn County, Kansas, she was the daughter of Irvin C. and Dot (Stites) Bearly.  She married Glen Phillippe on January 2, 1934 and he preceded her on December 16, 1993.

Ethel is a member of Galion Community Christian Church where she was active in the Woman’s Guild.  She spent her entire adult life in the services of others.

She is survived by sons Vernon R. (Marylou) Phillippe of Galion, Glen E. (Carolyn) Phillippe of Wichita, KS and Charles J. (Annie) Phillippe of Hondo, TX; eight grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren and brother Irvin C. (Maxine) Bearly, Jr. of Ottawa, KS.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a grandson and two sisters and a brother.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at Snyder Funeral Home Richardson Davis Chapel in Galion where services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, August 27, with Dr. Dan Turner officiating.  Burial will be in Liberty Cemetery in Goodrich, Kansas.

Memorial contributions may be made to Galion Community Christian Church in care of the funeral home.

Snyder Funeral Home Richardson Davis Chapel in Galion is honored to serve the family of Ethel Phillippe, and condolences may be made to them at

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