Wednesday, July 21st, 2010
Rev. Laurence Feaver
The Rev. Laurence Edward "Laurie" Feaver, 81, St. Marys, died July 15, 2010, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community.
He was born Aug. 5, 1928, in Fremont, to Charles and Elsie Bowes Feaver. He married Marilyn nee Schneider, who survives.
Also surviving are four children, Nancy (Michael) Radke, Woodruff, S.C., Debra (David) Comodeca, North Olmsted, Tim (Dewi) Feaver, Louisville, Colo., and Jon Feaver, Iowa City, Iowa; a brother, Stanley (Virginia) Feaver, Urbana; two sisters-in-law, Shirley (Bob) Bruns, Boulder, Colo., and Gladys Feaver, Stockton, Calif.; and five grandchildren.
Deceased are a brother, Raymond Feaver; and Olive Hill and Earl Hill.
He graduated from Marion Harding High School in Marion in 1946. He was also a member of the U.S. Navy V5 Pilot Program. He studied engineering at Purdue University and studied at the Pensacola Naval Base. He attended the Evangelical Theological Seminary and was a minister of the former Evangelical United Brethren, now United Methodist Church. He served churches in Celina, West Independence, Bucyrus, Woodlawn, Zion E.U.B/ Hope U.M. in Toledo, Church of the Master in Westerville, Wilmington, and Wesley in Fostoria. He was a member of the Purdue Marching Band and played "Taps" at the Indianapolis 500. He was also a member of the Otterbein Community Choir's bass section.
There is no calling. Memorials services are 11 a.m. Friday at the Meyer Community Chapel at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community, the Rev. Dennis Gaertner officiating. Burial is Saturday at the Union Cemetery in Pettisville, the Rev. Robert Bruns officiating.
Memorials can be made to Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Center or the Salvation Army.
Condolences can be left at memorialwebsites.legacy.com/LaurenceFeaver/homepage.aspx.
Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys is handling the arrangements.