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Alice J. Felkner

April 2, 1928 ~ April 4, 2021 (age 93)


Alice J. Felkner, 93, of Newman died at 12:36 a.m. on Sunday, April 4, 2021 at Arbor Rose of Tolono.

Jean was born April 2, 1928 in Scottland, IL the daughter of Ora and Sarah Ella Miller.  She was a wife and homemaker.  She enjoyed camping, baking, embroidering, and visiting with her neighbors.  She was an avid Cubs fan.  She married Ben Felkner on October 13, 1946; he preceded her in death on June 9, 2002.

Surviving are her son, Tom (Karen) Felkner of Villa Grove; daughters, Carolyn (Rich) Casteel of Mahomet, Joyce (Lane) Blair of Newman, and Sue (Brian) Blair of Pesotum; brothers, Herb (Vernon) Miller of Broadlands, and Earl Miller of Puyallup, Washington; 10 grandchildren, Amy (Mark) Manning, Annette (Shawn) Ray, Kim (Wayne) Nelson, Chad Gordon, Jason (Chrissy) Casteel, Connie (Blake) Mowery, Michael (Jenn) Blair, Amanda (Fred) Albers, Sarah McCormick, and Bradley Blair; and 12 great-grandchildren, Nicholas Manning, Haley Manning, Ben Nelson, Andrew Nelson, Jordan Casteel, Cassidy Casteel, Dylan Blair, Rylie Blair, Ella McCormick, Sarah McCormick, Abbi McCormick, and Maggie Jo Mowery.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, five brothers, and two sisters.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on April 9, 2021 at the Tuscola Township Cemetery with Pastor Tim Ferrill officiating.  Masks will be required.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Arbor Rose of Tolono, Newman Regional Library, or an organization of the donor's choice. 

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Graveside Service
April 9, 2021

11:00 AM
Tuscola Township Cemetery
500 S. Prairie St.
Tuscola, IL 61953

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