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HAZEL PHILLIPS

Hazel Steele Phillips died May 20 at her home in Grass Valley. She was 84.

Memorial services will be held at 6 p.m., Friday, May 30, at First Presbyterian Church of Roseville, 515 Sunrise Avenue in Roseville. A reception will follow. The Rev. Bruce Ellithorp will officiate. Private burial will take place at Rose Hill Cemetery in Idaho Falls, Idaho.

Mrs. Phillips was born Dec. 9, 1923, in Florence, Pa., to Harry Thomas Adams and Glenola Thelrid (Montgomery) Adams. She graduated from high school. She married Leo M. Steele on June 1, 1947, in Pennsylvania. Her second marriage was to Alfred W. Phillips on Oct. 5, 1984, in Rocklin.



Mrs. Phillips retired as a retail clerk from Safeway. She was a member of Eastern Star and enjoyed cooking, baking, camping, and horseback riding.

Mrs. Phillips is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, David L. and Mary Steele of Roseville; daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl G. and Bill Balmain of Grass Valley; granddaughter, Rebecca Wilkie of Roseville; granddaughters and husbands Lindsey C. and Jeff Batavia of Reno, Nev., and Nicole and James Arbaugh of Alta Sierra; great-granddaughters Annison of Reno, Nev., and Alexa of Alta Sierra; great-grandson, Cory of Alta Sierra; and grandson, Caylen Balmain of Chico.




She was preceded in death by her first husband, Leo M. Steele; second husband, Alfred W. Phillips; sister, Mary Burbick and brothers James and John.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 242 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary in Nevada City.


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