Jared W. Phelps

Jun 3, 2020
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Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at St. Edward Catholic Church in Waterloo

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A private family wake will be held.

Public viewing one hour prior to services at the church


Garden of Memories Cemetery


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Jared W. Phelps, 23, of Waterloo, died Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at MercyOne Waterloo.  

He was born April 14, 1997 in Waterloo, the son of Michael and Jennifer (Quint) Phelps.

Jared graduated from Waterloo West High School with the class of 2015.

He was a proud member of the Air Force JROTC program at West High, where he served as Lieutenant Colonel from 2013 – 2015. He was an avid gamer, with Fallout being his current game of choice, and Fable in his younger years. He loved history, especially anything involving WWII. Jared was a gun enthusiast, collecting many guns over the years. He was a Star Wars fanatic and an honorary member of the 501st Legion. 

Survived by his parents, Michael and Jennifer Phelps of Waterloo; three sisters, Samantha Phelps of Waterloo, Micky (Jordan) Newill of Fremont, NE, and Jennifer (Jeremy) Buss of Aplington; brother, Wesley (Mandi Boyd) Quint of Waterloo; maternal grandmother, Judy Quint of Cedar Falls; and partner, Ellie Oberheu of Waterloo.

Preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Jerome Quint; paternal grandparents, Mickie & Bill Pierce and Wayne H. Phelps. 

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  1. Linda McLaury | Jun 08, 2020
    Sending love to you and your family at this time and always.  So very sorry for your loss.
  2. Kathi Benz | Jun 07, 2020
    I am so sorry, Jennifer, to hear of your son’s death.  May the angels rise up to greet him as he enters heaven’s gate!!
  3. Cindy Cox | Jun 06, 2020

    Jennifer and Family,

    I am so sorry for the loss of your son Jared. My heart breaks for you. Sending you hugs and prayers.

  4. Colleen Thomas | Jun 06, 2020

    We are so sorry to hear about your son, Jared.  Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this hard time in your lives.  Sending hugs.

    Larry & Colleen Thomas

  5. Cheri (Seemann) Karbacka | Jun 06, 2020

    Dear Jennifer,

    I am so sorry for your family's loss.

    Prayer's for you and your family.


  6. Theresa Heidemann | Jun 05, 2020
    Prayers to you and your family Jennifer. We are so sorry for your loss. 
  7. Ken Schumacher | Jun 05, 2020
    Sorry for your loss. Sending prayers
  8. Laura Weber | Jun 05, 2020
    Oh my sorry to hear this. Loved of my favs at HyVee along with Ellie....Godspeed, Jared...❤❤❤❤
  9. Teresa Knebel | Jun 05, 2020
    so sorry for your loss!  My thoughts and prayers for you today!❤️
  10. Tammy & Keith Webb | Jun 05, 2020
    So sorry to hear this news.  Prayers for all of you. Jared and my son (Travis) were in AFJROTC together and graduated together!! 
  11. Karen Novak | Jun 05, 2020
    I am so sorry for your family's loss.  Praying for you and your family. 
  12. Laurie Arwine | Jun 05, 2020
    Praying for Gods peace and comfort for your family. 🙏
  13. Robin S Donohue | Jun 05, 2020
    So very sorry for your loss.  My thoughts and prayers go out to the entire family.
  14. Darrin Speed | Jun 05, 2020
    Very sorry to hear the news of Jared, I will be praying for the whole family in this loss.
  15. Sandy H | Jun 04, 2020
    The loss of your dear Jared is heartbreaking. We are praying for all of you. Sending love <3 

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