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Donald Joseph Fellenzer
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Birth: Feb. 12, 1922
Death: Feb. 6, 2008

From the February 9, 2008 edition of the Dubuque Telegraph Herald

GALENA, Ill. -- Donald Joseph Fellenzer, 85, of Galena, died, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008, at Ennoble Manor, Dubuque.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Galena, with the Rev. Chris Kuhn, officiating. Burial will be at Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery, Scales Mound. Friends may call from 1 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, where the rosary will be said at 1 p.m. Sunday.

He was born Feb. 12, 1922, in Bowden's Furnace near Galena, the son of Joseph and Elizabeth (Bucher) Fellenzer. He married Marjorie J. Trevarthen on May 12, 1943, at St. Michael's Rectory in Galena. They farmed near Galena for almost 10 years, farmed near Scales Mound for more than 40 years, and moved to Galena just over 10 years ago.

He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Scales Mound, and recently was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church, Galena.

He was a Democratic precinct committeeman, and a member of the Holy Name Society and the Fraternal Order of Eagles.

Donald enjoyed farming, visiting with family and friends, playing euchre, watching wrestling and was a lifelong fan of the Chicago Cubs. He was a loving, devoted, hard-working father and a gentleman.

He is survived by his wife, Marjorie; seven children, Maureen Kay (Ronald) McIntyre, of Galena, David (Pamela) Fellenzer, of Freeport, Elizabeth (Patrick) Doyle, of Galena, Donald Rodney (Barbara) Fellenzer, of Hazel Green, Wis., Charlene (Dale) Rolwes, of Farley, Rosemary (Michael) Feldmann, of Hopkinton, and Rebecca (Nils) Sandstrom, of Freeport; 27 grandchildren, Pamela McIntyre, of Scales Mound, Patricia McIntyre, of Sarasota, Fla., Edmund (Leann) McIntyre, of Delhi, Rhonda (James) Kennedy, of Phoenix, Brian McIntyre, of Naperville, Melissa (Craig ) Geiser, of Freeport, Derek (Shannon) Fellenzer, of Dubuque, Maura (Marcus) Tanabe, of Madison Heights, Mich., Meghan (Andrew) Murfee, Sean Doyle, of Des Moines, Tara (John) Donovan, Jeffrey (Becky) Fellenzer of Hazel Green Wis., Corey (Jennifer) Fellenzer, of San Diego, Calif., Joseph (Kelly) Rolwes, Sandy (Scott) Vaske, of Farley, Iowa, Karen (Jason) Mathes, of Polk City, Iowa, Jennifer (Wade) Clark, of McKinney, Texas, Beau (Megan) Tindell, of Cedar Rapids, Sarah (Joshua) Carroll, of Yuma, Ariz., Chad (Jaymie) Feldmann, Tim (Melissa) Feldmann, of Cedar Falls, Iowa, Jason (Amanda) Feldmann, of Cascade, Iowa, Marjorie, Mary, and Michael Feldmann, of Hopkinton, Iowa, Erik and Hannah Sandstrom, of Freeport; and 30 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a twin brother, Roland, a brother and sister in-law, Wallace (Albertha) Fellenzer, infant twin sisters, Mary and Elizabeth Fellenzer, a sister and brother in-law, Mildred (Charles) Schoenhard, and a sister-in-law and brother in-law, Mary (Lee) Hellickson.

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  Marjorie T Trevarthen Fellenzer (1921 - 2011)*
*Calculated relationship
Holy Trinity Cemetery
Scales Mound
Jo Daviess County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye
Record added: Feb 09, 2008
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Donald Joseph Fellenzer
Added by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye
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