Lois Phillips


Lois PhillipsLois Virginia Phillips (nee Vosberg) age 90 of Westbrook, formerly of Windom and Walnut Grove, passed away Friday, May 22, 2015 at Sanford Westbrook Medical Center. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 26 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Dovray. Visitation is 4:00-7:00 p.m. Monday, May 25 at the Westbrook Funeral Home with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at church on Tuesday. Burial is in Our Savior’s Lutheran Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com. Stephens Funeral Service – Westbrook Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Lois Virginia (Vosberg) Phillips was born June 10, 1924 in Dovray Township, Murray County, Minnesota to John and Kate (Bierman) Vosberg. She was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Dovray. Lois attended country school District #27 and graduated from Westbrook High School. On October 21, 1943, Lois married Donald Phillips. She worked at Fingerhut in Windom and Sperry/UniSys in Jackson. She was a member of the Lois Club, a group for all people named Lois in the Windom area. She enjoyed flower gardening, and often grew irises, impatiens, and roses. Lois often found lots of treasures while antiquing at garage sales and flea markets. She loved quilting and made numerous quilts for all of her family members. Lois loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Lois is survived by her children: Dianne (Voyne) Bunting of Dundee, Gary (Kathy) Phillips of Westbrook, Gail (Gayle) Rupp of Dovray; grandchildren: Gregg Bunting (Gina), Perry (Cindy) Bunting, Corey (Lori) Bunting, Michele Phillips (Thomas), Kelly (Jon) Liljander, Paige (Andy) Spielman, Ryan (Laurie) Rupp, Daron (Ann) Rupp, Nichole (Donny) Franzmeier; 16 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law Phyllis Vosberg; and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Donald, and brothers: Arnold, Lester, and Jay.


  1. Jim/Peggy Klasse says:

    We wish to offer our condolence. Lois was a great individual. She lead an exemplary life. She will long be remembered.

  2. Mike and Marge Eichner says:

    Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to her entire family. She was a wonderful friendly person who will be missed by many. Our prayers and thoughts to her entire family

  3. Brenda Schoborg says:

    I enjoyed getting to know Lois. She was very proud of her kids and grandkids. I will miss her.

  4. Maydelle Kronback says:

    Our sympathy to your whole family. Gene and Maydelle

  5. Patty Sigford says:

    My sympathy to all of you who loved your mother and grandmother Lois. From her obituary, I see a life lived with love of many things-I love that she belonged to a club of “Lois”” and that she liked impatiens (as my mom did, too). I know that she will be missed but that her spirit will remain ever strong among you. Blessed be her memory.

    Peace to you,

  6. Rod and Nancy Boeck says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with all the families of “Lois”, may the memories of past…help you through the sadness of her passing.

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