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Joan R. Phelps, 74, of Libby

| July 12, 2013 2:02 PM

Joan Ruth Phelps, 74, of Libby died Friday July 5, 2013, at St. John’s Lutheran Hospital.

She was born June 10, 2013, in Bartlesville, Okla. to Merle and Isabell  (Wilson) Worley. 

Joan grew up and attended school in Oklahoma.  In 1954, at 16, Joan married Delmar Wendell Webber.  They later divorced. Joan married Walter Lee Phelps,  and they moved to Eureka  in 1977. 

Joan later moved to Libby.  Joan enjoyed crocheting, camping and taking the kids swimming. Her husband Walter, one son and one daughter preceded her in death.

Survivors include five children, Sandra Webber of Troy, Merle Webber of Minnesota, Charles Webber of Spokane, Wash.; Lavon Rose Webber of Great Falls; Charlotte Webber of Libby; and sister Norma Lokey of Oregon.

Private family services will be held.