Monday, October 3, 2016

Richard Lee Felkner, 1937-1966

Centerville Iowegian – 13 July 1966
Felkner Heart Victim, Was 28
  Corydon – Richard Lee Felkner of Corydon, Iowa, former resident of this county, passed away at 3:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 13, at the Wayne County Hospital at the age of 28 years 10 months and 4 days. Death was attributed to a heart attack.
  Born in Appanoose County, he was the son of Gail and Mabel Barton Felkner. He was married to Ruth Anne Houser in Jerome, Iowa, June 28, 1959.
  Richard was the Laboratory Technician at the Wayne County Hospital, a member of the Methodist Church and president of the Corydon Junior Chamber of Commerce.
  Besides his widow, he is survived by three small children, Robin, Kelley and Randy, all at home; his father, Gail Felkner, member of the Appanoose County Board of Supervisors; a sister, Mrs. O. W. Cary, of Centerville; two brothers, Robert Felkner of East Moline, Ill., and Gail Felkner, Jr., of Silver Springs, Maryland.
  He was preceded in death by his mother, Mable Felkner, March 19, 1964.
  Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced later from the Johnson Funeral Home.

Richard Felkner-Ruth Ann Houser-Charles Dickerson
Gravestone in the Jerome Cemetery
Row 4, Block 19, Lot 10

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