Dennis Felderman

Posted Online: April 27, 2013, 7:59 pm
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Dennis Felderman, 71, of Summerfield, Fla., died on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at The Villages, Fla., RegionalHospital.
Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Weerts. Visitation is 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Burial is in St. John's Lutheran, St. Donatus, Iowa.
He was the son of Edmund and Lois Felderman.
Survivors are wife, Kay; children, Kim Plank, Stamford, N.Y., Kelly Walden, Corinth, Texas, Shonda Peveler-Besse, Fort Myers, Rhonda Maynard, Greenfield, Ind., Lourie Morrissey, Bettendorf, Michelle Gibson, Annawan, and Mark, Davenport; two sisters; mother, Waverly, Iowa; and 10 grandchildren.


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