Auburn – Ronald E. Feller, 86, passed away Sunday, April 25, 2021 in St. Anthony Hospital in Lakewood, Colorado due to complications from a stroke he suffered a week ago. He was born in Muncie on March 27, 1935. His father was Austin B. Feller and his mother was Anneta (Wilson) Ordway. Ron graduated from Waterloo High School in 1954 and attended Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science becoming a Funeral Director in 1955. He founded Feller Funeral Home in Waterloo on January 1, 1977. He retired on January 1, 2014, but had difficulty staying away from the business he loved. He would check in regularly to see how things were going. He was a member of the Waterloo United Methodist Church, the Auburn Lions Club, Auburn Elks Lodge, Auburn Moose Lodge, Masonic Lodge, Fort Wayne Scottish Rite, and the Fort Wayne Shrine. He was a former member and treasurer of the Waterloo Library. A former Member of the DeKalb County Air Port Board. A former member and past President of the 3rd District Funeral Directors Association and also served 16 years on the DeKalb County Council, including a term as President. He bowled for many years in the Auburn Bowling League for Auburn Motor Sales and was the last member of the Happy Givers Club. Ron is survived by his wife of 64 years Karen (Voss) Feller. Also surviving are two daughters and a son, Kim Clark of Auburn, Dave and Laurie Feller of Auburn and Kris Feller of Lakewood, CO; daughter- in-law, Jane Feller of Waterloo; seven grandchildren; Karri Clark, Justin Clark (Kelly Thomas), Korri Clark (Toby Moreno), Erin (Zach) Potter, Kayla (Travis) Hamilton, Megan (Brad) Abel and Luke (Hannah) Feller; 16 great-grandchildren; Hunter, Averee, Lily, Bailey, Milo, Emma, Will, Bo, Hugh, Lucy, Wrigley, Grant, Landon, Norah, Max and Lily; sister, Dorothy (Leslie Jr) Leins of Auburn; sister-in-law, Deloris Feller of Florida, brother-in-law, Jan (Sandy) David of Kendallville. He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Rex Feller, 3 brothers and sister-in-laws, Dick Feller, Bob and Mary Feller, Carl and Jeanette Feller and Jo Ann David. Services will be 11 AM, Monday May 3, 2021 at Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 1860 Center Street, Auburn with Rev Dr Robert Craig and Rev. J. Arnold Fair officiating. Burial will follow the service in Waterloo Cemetery. Calling is Sunday from 2 to 6 PM at the funeral home. Memorials can be given in Ron’s name to Warm a Heart Community Outreach in Waterloo or Friend’s Table through the Auburn Presbyterian Church. To send condolences visit www.fellerandclark.com
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