Phelps, Robert L. Longtime Northfielder and St. Olaf College administrator, died peacefully with his daughters by his side, Saturday afternoon, June 6, 2020. He was 88. Bob was very active in the Northfield community - member of Rotary, NAG, the Historical Society and Bethel Lutheran Church. Survivors include two daughters, Margaret (Victor) Hahn of Columbus, OH, and Ruth Phelps of Woodbury; two grandsons, Andrew (Heather) Hahn of Springfield, OH, and David (Amy) Hahn of Minneapolis; great-grandchildren, Jovie Thora and John Paxton Hahn; and sisters-inlaw, Mary Herrlinger, of Mesa, AZ, and Eileen Anderson, of Cedar Falls, IA. Special thanks to the staff of The Gables, Boutwells Landing - Presbyterian Homes, Oak Park Heights, MN, for their loving, respectful care of Bob in his last year. Memorials may be designated for Bethel Lutheran Church, St. Olaf College, Morningside College or the donor's choice. Services will be private. northfieldfuneral.com
Robert L. Phelps
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