Phelan, James R. "Jimmy The Spoons" age 80 of Coon Rapids, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2020 after fighting a 6-year battle with cancer. Jim never gave up. He was a fighter until the very end. Jimmy was a die-hard Steelers fan, and was known for playing the spoons at a local Steelers bar, cheering on his beloved Steelers. He is preceded in death by his parents Carl and Bertha, his brother Tom, and sister-in-law Janell. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Anita; his children Scott and Debbi (Jon), his grandson CJ; his triplet grandchildren, Brock, Brody and Brea; and his siblings Don, Patricia (Ronald), and Kathy. A private service will be held for family and close friends. Memorials may be sent to the VA Medical Center, One Veterans Dr, Mpls, MN 55417. Coon Rapids Chapel 763-767-1000

Published on July 1, 2020

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