Phelps, Jack M., 79, passed away Saturday, April 7, 2012 after a brief illness. He was retired from the Wichita Public Schools system. He is survived by his wife of 54years, Eleanor; children, Cindy of Salt Lake City, UT, Mike of Wichita; brother Farrel of Cañon City, CO; sister, Sharon Peters of Wichita; granddaughter Olivia Sumner; great granddaughter Isabella. A Celebration of Life service will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, April 12, 2012 at East Heights United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established with the Kansas Aviation Museum, 3055 S George Washington Blvd. Wichita, KS 67210 and American Diabetes Association, 608 W. Douglas Ste. 100, Wichita, KS 67203.