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Richard L. Felts

Posted on May 18, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

May 18, 1940 - May 16, 2013

NAPPANEE — Richard L. “Dick” Felts, 72, of Nappanee died at 3:35 p.m. Thursday, May 16, 2013, at his residence from a short illness.

He was born May 18, 1940, at home in Nappanee to Leroy and Virginia (Heaton) Felts. He was a lifetime area resident.

Dick retired from Holiday Rambler and Monaco Coach. He was in the U. S. Army and served during the Korean conflict. He was a member of the Nappanee American Legion and DAV and a former member of the VFW. He was a collector of cast iron and enjoyed spending time with his kids, grandchildren and his dog.

Dick married Zula Conley on April 25, 1964, in Nappanee.

She survives, along with son Richard Glenn (Michele) Felts of South Bend; daughter Tammy S. (Ron) Golden; grandchildren Abby and Zoey Felts, Brandon Rasler and Joshua Golden; sister Thelma (Don) Rink of Nappanee; and brother Steven Felts of Murphy, N.C.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Charles C. Felts.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 18, 2013, at Thompson-Lengacher and Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee, and for an hour prior to the funeral service at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 19, 2013, also at the funeral home. Pastor Larry Pletcher of Northwood Chapel in Nappanee will officiate. Burial will follow at Union Center Cemetery with military graveside services.

Memorial contributions may be made to MDA.