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Calvin Feeler

  Calvin Jackson Feeler known by all as Jack was born March 16, 1926 and passed away January 12, 2017, at the Missouri Veterans Home, St. James.  He had attained the age of 90 years, 9 months and 27 days.  Jack was the 20th child of Tilghman Moses Feeler and the 10th child of Iva Louella (Spencer) Feeler.  Jack was married on November 9, 1945 to Norma Jean James and to this union two daughters were born.  Jack was a member of the James Community Church and also attended the United Methodist Church, Vienna. Jack served his country during World War II as a U.S. Air Force mechanic earning the Victory Medal. After discharge, he returned home where he farmed and owned a dry cleaning business in Rolla, Missouri.  Jack loved his large family, his farm truck and he loved Maries County  He enjoyed his association with county farm organizations, his work with his cattle, raising pumpkins and watermelons.  He was a Cardinals fan, raccoon hunter and trot line fisherman. Survivors are his wife of 71 years, one daughter and son-in-law, Jerrilyn and Dennis R. Snodgrass, Vichy, one son-in-law and granddaughter, Kenneth A. Hollis and Andrea Jean Sharp, Meta, one granddaughter, Greta Layne Snodgrass, Penticton, British Columbia, one sister, Naomi Snodgrass, Salem, one brother and sister-in-law, Russell B. and Jolene Feeler, Vienna and a wealth of nieces and nephews.  He will be missed. Those preceding him in death were one daughter, Sandra Jean Hollis, his mother and father, 5 brothers (Theodore, Vernon, Herbert, Arch, Warren), 3 sisters (Artelia, Arena, Eithel) 3 half- brothers (Infant, Billie, Harvey), 7 half-sisters (Mary, Luana, Augusta, Minerva, Orpha, Cora, Martha). Memorial Services will be March 18, 2017, at the United Methodist Church, Vienna.  Visitation begins at 1;00 p.m. with services at 3:00 p.m.  At Jack's request expressions of sympathy may be made to the Lower Davis Cemetery, Vichy, in lieu of flowers.  A private burial will be at a later date in the James Community Cemetery.  Arrangements are under the direction of Rolla Cremation and Memorial (573-341-0220).

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