Phelps, Marvin Lee a 45 year resident of Torrance, passed away on Friday, April 15, 2005 in St. John’s Hospital, Santa Monica. Born in Davenport, Iowa, Marvin was 70 when he died. Marvin had served in the Navy during The Korean War, 10/1953 - 11/1955. Marvin was a Gov. Auditor, DCAA. His personal interests include christianity. His hobbies were playing the guitar, music, board games and fishing. Marvin was passionate about his love for Jesus Christ our Lord. He is survived by Daughter, Kim Phelps of Lawndale, CA, Daughter, Deborah Phelps of Lomita, CA, Daughter, Terry Phelps of Lawndale, CA, Sister, Darlyene Shipman, Sister, Juanita Claussen, Brother-in-law, Jerry Claussen, Caregiver and Mother of his children, Justine Phelps, Grandchild, Amber Fields, Grandchild, Logan Fields, Grandchild, Danielle Phelps, Grandchild, Teryn Phelps, Grandchild, Justin Phelps, Grandchild, Jamel Aboujrass and Great Grandchild, Jazmin Burns. Preceded in death by: Mother, Bessie Phelps, Father, Ralph Phelps, Daughter, Laura Phelps and Brother, Ralph Phelps. Visitation will be held at White & Day Colonial Chapel on Thursday, April 21, 2005 from 4:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. The Service will be at White & Day Colonial Chapel on Friday, April 22, 2005 at 11:00 A.M. Burial will follow at Green Hills Memorial Park in Ranch Palos Verdes.

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  1. In memory of my Father, you will be remembered for all the good times we had together, the laughter and the tears and the Fatherly wisdom you imparted. You will be greatly missed.

  2. In loving memory of my Brother Marv, we did have so much fun when growing up, playing games, riding bikes and at the park on the swings. Really enjoyed you and your family singing together, playing Yatzee & Cribbage with you. You will be missed a lot, but we all know you are in a much better place now, where there is no more pain or suffering. Until we meet again ALOHA filled with lots of LOVE. Thanks for the Happy Memories! Love You Brah, Juanita & Jerry

  3. It is with my deepest sympathy, that I extend my condolence to the entire Phelps family. May the almighty God who is the creator of all, comfort and strengthen each and every one of you. Amen.

  4. We will miss unc “bonustime” the Christmas cards,birthday cards always with the photo and smile!!! Your spirit will live on in our hearts and minds always.

  5. Marv put many smiles on my face as I got to know him as a gov\’t auditor. I spent many Friday nights in his garage with him and his daughters playing and singing.

  6. Skip was a wonderful, inspiring man. He bought Cody from me a few years ago and we kept in touch via email all this time. He told me of his illness and since I had not heard from him in a while, I suspected things had taken a big turn for the worst. He would send me graphic flowers, email music and inspirational messages. I would send him email that I hoped would keep his spirits up and shared experiences of life with him. I am so sorry I never got to meet him for a “glass of wine and good conversation.” Those left temporarily behind will surely miss him.

  7. Marv was one of a small handful of very good friends. I loved him like a brother. He was a good and decent man. He was very much a Christian. When I lived in LA, we used to play chess and talk every Sunday afternoon. I will miss him very much. Mark Steven Curry

  8. Although we hadn\’t seen Skip in a while, we kept in touch through email and the annual Christmas cards. I remember his smile, which never seemed to falter, and how he made everyone feel so special. He was one in a million!

  9. In loving memory of Daddy, Remembering the talks we had.Playing monopoly you usally won! I\’ll miss the instructions in my cards. But i will always remember your laugh and the love you gave.I look forward to the day God sends me home because dad you will reach your hand out to me.I love you Terry Lynn

  10. To my grandpa who always wanted me to do my best and helped me pursue my passion of photography.He was a strong person who I learned alot from.I enjoyed playing the marble game with him.He will always be in my heart.

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