Velma A. Feightner obituary

Velma A. Feightner Obituary

Madison, Florida, United States

July 08, 1920 - January 15, 2016

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Velma A. Feightner obituary

Velma A. Feightner Obituary

Jul 08, 1920 - Jan 15, 2016

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Feightner, Velma A.July 8, 1920 - Nov. 15, 2016Velma A. Feightner, 96, of Sarasota FL, passed away on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. She was born on July 8, 1920 to Leo H. and Lena Menke Watznauer in Dodge City, Kansas. At a very early age, her family relocated to Ft. Madison, IA. She married Oscar Paul Mahan, who preceded her in death in 1962. In 1965, she married Jack R. Feightner. Velma was an active woman always willing to give of her time and talents whether to her family, her Catholic Parish, or as a volunteer. She was the hub of her family whether they were in Europe, California, Florida, or anywhere else, Velma was "home" base.She is survived by seven children and stepchildren: Bonnie (Clay) Sperry of San Jose, CA, Jim Mahan of Siesta Key, FL, Lee (Mary Kay) of Madison, AL, and Marty (Mary Beth) of Naples, FL, and three stepdaughters: Sarah Godwin of Macclenny, FL, Betsy Hutton of Fernandina Beach, FL, and Susan Feightner of Ponte Vedra, FL. In addition, she has 15 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild.She was preceded in death by her first husband, Oscar Paul Mahan, her second husband, Jack R. Feightner, three sisters (Virginia, Irene, and Betty), daughter-in-law, Diane Mahan (Jim), son-in-law, Art Sussman (Susan), son-in-law Steve Godwin (Sarah), and one granddaughter, Jenny Mahan.There will a funeral Mass and Celebration of Life on December 9, 2016 at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church on Siesta Key at 10:00 AM. Interment will be in Fort Madison, Iowa, at a date to be determined.In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to a or to the School Sisters of Notre Dame, Mission Advancement, 320 East Ripa Ave., St. Louis, MO 63125. Guest book located at
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