Peter “Bowen” Phelps Jr.

Peter “Bowen” Phelps Jr., 55, of St. Paul. died Sept. 7 surrounded by family, following a courageous two-year struggle with brain cancer.

Bowen was a loving and devoted husband, father, son, brother, uncle and friend who had an infectious zest for life that made everyone’s lives better. He coined phrases like, “It’s a beautiful thing.”

He is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Nancy; sons, Jason, Keith and Anthony; parents, Peter and Saralee; siblings, Erin Phelps-Stark (David), Frank (Christine), Bill (Jennifer) and Louise Page (Ben).

Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Sept. 11 at St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church in St. Anthony Park, with interment at Roselawn Cemetery. The family especially thanks Allina Hospice. Memorials preferred to the Angel Foundation.

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