PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Edgar Joseph Feltz, 89, of Perryville died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2001, at the Perry County Nursing Home.
He was born Sept. 4, 1912, son of Benjamin Harrison and Adeline Vessels Feltz. He and Helen M. Nesslein were married Oct. 14, 1940.
Feltz was retired after working as custodian for Bois Brule School District 32 and as a self-employed painter.
The 1931 valedictorian of Perry County High School, Feltz was a past member of the District 32 school board.
A member of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Sereno, Mo., he was a past member of the Holy Name Society.
Survivors include his wife; three sons, Donald Feltz of Fredericktown, Mo., Keith Feltz of Maryville, Tenn., Kevin Feltz of Columbia, Mo.; a brother, E.V. "Shorty" Feltz of Sereno; three sisters, Bernadine Hagan of St. Louis, Dolly Mae Welker of Perryville and Delores Dunker of Sereno; six grandchildren; and two great-granddaughters.
He was preceded in death by a son, a brother and three sisters.
Friends may call from 5-9 p.m. Thursday at Young and Sons Funeral Chapel in Perryville and from 6:30-9:20 a.m. Friday. Parish wake will be at 7 p.m. Thursday.
Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, with the Rev. Francis Agnew as celebrant. Burial will take place in Mount Hope Cemetery.