Dorothy J. Phelps

Dorothy J. Phelps, 95 of West Liberty, IA passed away on Monday, April 29, 2019 at the Simpson Memorial Home in West Liberty, IA. 

Dorothy was born on February 1, 1924 in Muscatine County, IA the daughter of Guy and Harriet (Arnold) Hildebrand. 

She graduated from West Liberty High School in 1942.  Dorothy married Joe E. Phelps on December 9, 1942.  He preceded her in death on November 16, 1992.

She was a member of the Cedar Valley Methodist Church in West Liberty where she was active in the UMW.  Dorothy enjoyed gardening and playing cards. She and Joe belonged to the Bakers Dozen Card Club. 

Visitation will be held on Thursday May 2, 2019 from 5-7 PM at the Henderson-Barker Funeral Home in West Liberty, IA.  Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 3, 2019 at 10:30 AM at the Cedar Valley Methodist Church in West Liberty.

Interment will take place at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in West Liberty, IA.

She is survived and lovingly remembered by her daughters: Faye (Jim) Petersen, Vista (Jim) Smid and Missy McCollam all of West Liberty, 8 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her great granddaughter Amy Jo Warson, 4 brothers and 3 sisters.

Memorials may be made to the Muscatine County Fair, West Liberty Heritage Foundation Pollinator Project or a charity of your choice.