Marion Phelan Land 1926-2007
Marion Phelan Land, daughter of the late Budd and Mary Phelan of Emmetsburg, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2007, at her home in Scottsdale, AZ. She was 81. She was born Nov. 1, 1926, on her parents’ farm Northwest of Emmetsburg.
Services were held at her home. Ashes will be scattered at a later date on the site of the Wildlife Preserve which was formerly part of the Phelan farm (and is now held by the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation).
Mrs. Land moved to Arizona in 1963 and taught school there for several years.
Her husband, Richard, preceded her in death as of April 20, 1999.
She is survived by four sons, Michael, Thomas, James and Mark, three sisters and four grandchildren.