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Thecla “Tek” E. Phillips, 82, Shawnee, formerly of Ottawa, died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at Shawnee Mission Medical Center.

Cremation is planned. A funeral mass is scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ottawa. A rosary will be 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, at Dengel & Son Mortuary, followed by a family and friends visitation at 7 p.m. Inurnment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Ottawa.

A complete obituary will be published later.

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