Stanley Phillips

Stanley Lewis Phillips, 72, of Monona died Saturday, April 11, 2015 at his home in Monona. There will be a private family service at a later date.
Stanley was born April 2, 1943 in Londonderry, Ireland to Lewis and Gladys (Keys) Phillips. His family moved to Jesup when Stanley was two years old. He enlisted in the Army in 1961 and served until 1963. Stanley was united in marriage with Terry Paulsen in 1963 and to this union two daughters were born, Riquie and Kris. They later divorced.
Stanley was a machinist at John Deere in Waterloo for 30 years, retiring in 1996. In 2003 he moved to McGregor and then moved to Monona a year later. Stanley also owned a bar in Fairbank for five years, the Hole in the Wall.
Stanley enjoyed fishing on the Mississippi River, hunting and spending time outdoors. He also could be found riding his Harley and taking trips to Elgin four-wheeling.
Stanley is survived by his daughters, Riquie Phillips of Casa Grande, AZ and Kris (Bart) Peyton of Marion; a special friend, Tammy Kleitsch of Monona; six grandchildren, Blaize Rocha, Keegan (Elizabeth) Rocha, Dalen Rocha, Celeste Rocha, Chaz Peyton and Vaughn Peyton; and one great-grandchild, Steven.
Stanley was preceded in death by his parents, Lewis and Gladys Phillips; his step-mother, Edna; and a granddaughter, Lacey Peyton.
Condolences may be left at Leonard -Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Monona assisted the family.