Traverse City Record-Eagle

June 11, 2013

Stephen Phillips

Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — TRAVERSE CITY — Stephen Craig Phillips, 61, of Traverse City died Saturday, June 8, 2013 at his home.

He was born on April 24, 1952 in Detroit, the son of late Robert L. and Ina R. (Hovator) Phillips.

Stephen owned a property management company for over 30 years. He was a member of the Traverse City Elk Lodge # 323. Stephen enjoyed golf, fishing and watching all kinds of sports.

He is survived by his wife, Maryellen Phillips of Traverse City; children; Sarah Lynn (Douglas) Hovest of Warrenton, Va. and Dusty Craig Phillips of Fredericks-burg, Va; step-children, Hanna Pritchard of Traverse City and Bryan Pritchard of Utah; brother, Gary Phillips and Kip Phillips both of Lake City and his loving dogs, Ruby and Maizy.

Cremation will take place. Private family services will be held. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cherryland Humane Society, 1750 Ahlberg Rd., Traverse City, Michigan 49686.

Please visit Stephen’s webpage at to sign the guest book and share a message with his family. The family chose Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City to handle the arrangements.