Norman Duane Phillips “ BUD “, of Three Oaks, MI, died peacefully at Home on Friday, July 30, 2021.
His life began March 16th 1933, in Marion Indiana. Bud was one of eleven children born to Dean and Lula Phillips. He married Linda M. Shallenberger (Phillips) May 10, 1979.
Bud loved to tell stories and just talk to people. He loved having Family and friends around him, and he loved his pets. He loved to cook and entertain. He had a great personality, and loved by all who ever met him. He was quite a jokester, too. He worked in Foundries for 11 years then owned and operated the Phillips Eat ‘n Bowl in Three Oaks from 1963 – 1983. He also owned Buffalo Mini Mart, a Convenience store in New Buffalo, MI from 1990 -2001.
Bud will be greatly missed by family and friends. He is survived by his loving wife, Linda, their dog, Sheeba, daughters, Shannon Moore (Joe), of Three Oaks, MI, Melody Schrader (Mac) of Sawyer, MI, and Linda Goddard (Neil) of Three Oaks. One son, Howard Phillips (Sara). Also, Grandchildren, Patrick Younggreen, III of Boulder, Co, Madison Schrader, Lillian Moore, and Matthew Moore, Nathan Phillips ( Liesel ), Nichole Phillips Harvey, Marina Phillips, Deanna Russell(Tanner), 4 Great Grand Children, Zennon, Lucas, Aeden and Emily, He also had many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by ten siblings; Bernita Hollopeter, Robert Phillips, Mildred Luzadder, Jack Phillips, Hester Fortune, Ruby Gross, Shirley Todd, William Phillips, Richard Phillips, and Beverly Dobson.
The family will observe a
The family prefers contributions in memory of BUD to either, American Legion Post #204, 204 West Linden Street, Three Oaks, Michigan 49128, or Michiana Humane Society 722 IN-212 Michigan City, IN 46360
Arrangements have been entrusted to Purely Cremations.
Visitation with Family 3:00-5:00 Friday August 6th, 2021, at
CALVARY TABERNACLE CHURCH
606 N Elm Street Three Oaks, MI 49128
Service at 5pm
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