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Susan Phillips

April 11, 1950 — May 28, 2021

formerly of Forest Lake

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Susan Elayne Phillips, 71, passed away May 28, 2021 at Benedictine Living Community in St. Peter, MN. She was born April 11, 1950, in Havre, MT, the daughter of Clarence and Gloria Larson.

Susan graduated from Fosston High School, Class of 1968. She then graduated from Anoka Technical College with an Associates in Occupational Therapy. In 1973 she married Robert Phillips and settled in Forest Lake, MN, where they adopted and raised two daughters. Last June, they celebrated 47 years of marriage.  She cherished worship and her involvement at Faith Lutheran Church during her time in Forest Lake.

She was preceded by her father, Clarence; sister, Karen and uncle, Richard. Surviving in addition to her husband, Robert, are her daughters, Melissa Williams and her husband, Joshua,  Mankato; Kimberly Lassonde and her husband, Michael, Cleveland, MN; three grandchildren, Elayna, Jasmine and Lilyana; one brother, Steven Larson and his wife Leanne, Warrensburg, MO; mother, Gloria Ostgard, Fosston, MN; aunt, Donna Larson, Fosston, MN; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The family will greet friends from 2:00-4:00 p.m., Saturday, June 12th: 2-4pm at Mattson Funeral Home, 343 North Shore Drive, Forest Lake.

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