Albert C. Phillip, 75, 2309 Center St., died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2000, at his home while under the care of Hospice of Portage County.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, with the Rev. Dan Ostdiek and the Rev. Alan Burkhardt officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Visitation will be at the Shuda Funeral Chapel from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and again from 8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Wednesday. American Legion Post 6, of which he was a member, will have a ritual at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, and the Knights of Columbus, Council 1170, of which he was a fourth degree member, will combine with the general rosary at 7 p.m.
Mr. Phillip was born March 28, 1925, in Stevens Point, a son of the late Albert F. and Margaret (Bungert) Phillip.
He graduated from P.J. Jacobs High School and entered the U.S. Navy on Jan. 31, 1945. He served as a seaman first class and was discharged on July 18, 1946. He received the Victory Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Area Campaign Medal and the American Area Campaign Medal.
After service he returned to Stevens Point and worked for the Soo Line Railroad for 43 years. He retired as an engineer.
He was married to Lorraine Serbin on July 8, 1950, at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Stevens Point. She died May 25, 1996.
Survivors include two daughter, Patty (Tom) Ellefson, McFarland, and Barb (Mark) Buchman, Stillwater, Minn.; four brothers, Donald, George (Geraldine) and Maurice (Helen), all of Stevens Point, and Melvin (Diana), Green Bay; one sister, Dorothy (John) Piatt, Wisconsin Rapids, and six grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers.