Linda Louise Phillips: 1951-2018 |

Linda Louise Phillips: 1951-2018

Linda Louise Phillips, age 67, of Arthur, Nebraska, passed away on August 9, 2018 at the Ogallala Community Hospital.

Linda was born May 24, 1951 at Walla Walla, Washington to Raymond Virgil and Emily Louise Braden Trapp.

She grew up and attended school in Walla Walla and graduated from high school there in 1969. She then attended Washington State and graduated with a BS in Fashion Design in 1973. She moved to Portland, OR, where she worked for various businesses in accounting. In 1990, she was in Arthur to visit family and friends, when she met Mick Phillips. They were married on Nov. 30, 1991 at the Lake Grove Presbyterian Church in Lake Oswego, OR. On Dec. 28, 1991, they had a second ceremony at the Arthur Baptist Church in Arthur. They made their home on the ranch north east of Arthur.

Linda and Mick were Secretary-Manager of the Nebraska Hereford Association from 1992 to 1997.

Linda enjoyed sewing and quilting. She was part of a small group called the Busy Bees, who made smaller charity quilts. The ladies would often make 80 quilts a year for charity.

Linda loved kids and led the church nursery for several years.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents Ray and Louise; in-laws Jess and Goodrun Phillips and nephews Rick Summers and Kevin Summers.

Linda is survived by her husband Mick; sister Debby and husband Lynn Roehm of Baker City, OR; Sister in Laws Whanda Collins of Broadwater, NE. and Caroldene Summers of Mullen, NE brother-in-law Rennie and wife Marge Phillips of Scott City, MO; many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Visitation was at the Arthur Baptist Church on Thursday, August 16 from 2-6 pm.

Funeral services were Friday, August 17, at 2 pm at the Arthur Baptist Church with the Pastor Blake Wilkes officiating. Burial will take place in Arthur Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Samaritans Purse-Christmas Shoe Boxes .

Draucker Funeral Home of Ogallala is entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent by going to The Services will be live streamed for those unable to attend.