Funeral services for John A. Feeley, age 61, will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home. Rev. Shane Koepke will officiate. Interment will be at Hillcrest Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Thursday. Online condolences are welcome at www.bayviewfuneral.com.
John died July 16, 2017 at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital in Fairbanks, Alaska.
John Alan Feeley was born on November 8, 1955 in Albert Lea, the son of James and Dolores “Dolly” Feeley. He graduated from Albert Lea High School and continued his education at ALTec for refrigeration. He worked at Crossroads Trailer for a brief time before moving to Montana where he worked on semi-trailers. After a short time, John moved to Fairbanks, Alaska where he lived for the past 30 years, working as a diesel mechanic. In 1985, John was united in marriage to Donna Joseph in Alaska; they later divorced. John met Donna Kennedy and together they had a daughter, Jamie. John enjoyed fishing, camping, playing pool, softball, darts, and horseshoes. He also enjoyed coming back to Minnesota to visit family and friends. He remained an avid Vikings fan.
John is survived by his daughter, Jamie Feeley; mother, Dolores “Dolly” Feeley; brother Jay (Laura) Feeley; niece and nephew, Nikki and Dylan Bartel; several aunts, cousins, and many friends.
John was preceded in death by his father, James Feeley; and brother, Michael Feeley.