Loren Feakes, age 76, of Wautoma, formerly of Ripon, Wis. passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2010 at Dr. P. Phillips Hospital in Orlando, Fla. He had been vacationing in the area with his family. Loren was born Sept. 13, 1933 in Mt. Hope, the son of William and Wilma (Abraham) Feakes. He graduated from Patch Grove High School in 1951. Loren married Shirley Willis of Muscoda on Oct. 11, 1952. She preceded him in death on Feb. 10, 1997. He later married Shirley (Fietz) Kamedulski on Aug. 11, 2001 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Princeton. Loren had been a cheese maker and worked at Speed Queen in Ripon.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley; two sons, Doug of Madison and Dale (Judy) of Oshkosh; a daughter, Sheryl (Doug) Keator of Oshkosh; stepdaughter Anna Kamedulski (Ken Klescewski) of Danville, Calif.; two brothers Lloyd (Pat) of Bellville, Texas and Darrel (Rachael) of Franklin. Further survivors include grandchildren Stephanie and Sara Feakes, Nicholas and Katherine Keator; step-grandchildren Ben Kamedulski, Carina Klescewski, and Tonia (Brandon) Zellmer; step-great-grandchildren Madison and Daniel Zellmer and Tyler Kamedulski.
Loren was predeceased by his parents; sister, Nelda Jean Ranson; step-son, Doug Kamedulski; and step-great-grandson, Ian Kamedulski.
Loren liked to fish, hunt, golf, downhill ski, go to casinos, travel and play cards. He was past president of several PTA clubs, Eagles Club, Wood, Water and Wildlife Conservation Club, and Alliance Laundry Retirees Club, and vice president of Alliance Laundry Golf League.
Cremation has taken place in Orlando, Fla. A memorial service will be held at a later date.