Lois Marie Feller, 85, of Grundy Center, Iowa, died Tuesday, July 7, 2009, at her residence in Grundy Center, Iowa. Funeral Services were held 10:30 AM Friday, July 10, 2009, at the United Methodist Church in Grundy Center, Iowa, with Pastor Matt Miller officiating. Burial will follow in the Rose Hill Cemetery in Grundy Center. Visitation will be on Thursday July 9, 2009 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Engelkes Abels Funeral Home in Grundy Center. Memorials may be directed to the United Methodist Church, the Grundy Center Public Library, the Iowa Hospice and the Grundy County Memorial Hospital Foundation. To view the complete obituary or to send messages of condolence, please visit our website at http://www.abelsfuneralhomes.com.
Lois was born September 24, 1923 in Durango, Iowa the daughter of Clarence and Esther (Poston) Luchsinger. She was raised in Durango and graduated from Dubuque Senior High School in 1942. She attended Bayless Business College in Dubuque, Iowa for 2 years. Lois worked at Adam Company in Dubuque as a secretary. On February 11, 1946 she was united in marriage to Warren Glenn Feller. The couple made their home in Grundy Center for 63 years where they owned and operated Feller's Variety Store retiring in 1985. Lois was a member of the Grundy Center United Methodist Church, The United Methodist Women and the Library Board.
Survivors include her husband: Warren; two daughters: Beth Thompson of Reinbeck, Iowa, and Pat Kooiker of Marengo, Iowa, and a son: Larry Feller of Hudson, Iowa; 5 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son-in-law: Lyle Kooiker; two sisters: Fern Kuhz and Lucille Butter.