Adeline Phillips

March 25, 1930
April 12, 2020

Adeline L. “Addie” Phillips, 90, Green Bay resident, died Easter Sunday, April 12, 2020, at Autumn’s Promise, which has been her home for the past three years. She was born March 25, 1930, in the Town of Humboldt to the late William and Theresa (Loy) Rentmeester. She married Edwin Phillips on June 18, 1949 at Holy Martyrs of Gorcum Catholic Church. Edwin preceded her in death on April 17, 2008.

 In her younger years she was employed as a waitress at Woodside Golf Club. Addie enjoyed ceramics, gardening and riding her golf cart. She was also a member of the VFW Auxiliary and Holy Martyrs Altar Society, now Prince of Peace Parish.

 She is survived by her three children: Shirley (Ron) Grusznski, Denmark; Linda (George) McEwen, Wabeno and Kelly (Leann) Phillips, Green Bay; her grandchildren: Paula (Steve) Cloute, Jay Grusznski, Bryan and his special friend Heather; Tracy (Chad) Kastner; Amanda (Brad) Boeke and Abby (Sgt. Joseph) Groeschel; great grandchildren: Stacey Cloute, Eve Kastner and baby Boeke arriving soon; one brother-in-law and five sisters-in-law: Arlene Phillips; John (Joan) Phillips; Joan Phillips; Urania Schwabenlander and Carol Skaleski; many nieces and nephews.

 She was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert (Marion) Rentmeester and Ervin (Pat) Rentmeester; two sisters, Helen (Harvey DeGrave and Joe) Van Groll and Arlene (Anton “Jr”) Skaleski; brother-in-law, Bob Schwabenlander. Edwin’s brothers: Richard (Helen); Clifford (Lucille); Raymond (Aurelia); Elmer (Joyce); Marvin and David.

  Friends may call at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 3425 Willow Rd. on Friday, August 20, from 9:30 -11:00 am. Memorial Mass 11:00 am at the church with Rev. Dennis Ryan officiating. Entombment took place at Nicolet Memorial Gardens. Online condolences may be sent to the Phillips family at

 The Phillips family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to the nurses and staff of Autumn’s Promise as well as Heartland Hospice, for all the care and consideration given to Addie and her family.