Person:Neal Fellrath (1)

m. 29 Jan 1949
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Name Neal Joseph Fellrath
Gender Male
Birth[1] 23 Dec 1928 Clayton, Polk, Wisconsin, United States
Marriage 29 Jan 1949 to Audrey Ione Dietrich
Death? 22 Nov 2006 Rice Lake, Barron, Wisconsin, United States

Neal J. Fellrath Dunn County News, Sunday, Dec. 3, 2006, A6 Neal Joseph Fellrath, age 77, of Luck, formerly of Menomonie, died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2006, at the Rice Lake Convalescent Center in Rice Lake. He was born on Dec. 23, 1928, in Clayton, the son of Frank and Hannah (Carlson) Fellrath. He was baptized and confirmed at the Faith Lutheran Church in Clayton. Neal grew up in Clayton and attended Clayton schools. Following graduation from high school, he attended the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and received a bachelor’s degree in education. On Jan. 29, 1949, he was united in marriage to Audrey I. Dietrich in Chisago City, Minn. He began his teaching career in Boyceville, later moving to Roberts where he was principal and teacher. Neal then took a job in Augusta where he served as school superintendent for a number of years. His final years in education were spent in Menomonie where he taught and served as the junior high principal. He retired after 15 years of service there. During his life he was active in the Lions Club, United Way, NRA, and AWSA as president and as a field representative. He enjoyed the outdoors, and after moving to Bone Lake Township, he was an active member of the Polk County Sportsman’s Club. Neal was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Vonnie Rye. Left to mourn are his wife, Audrey; sons, Brian Fellrath and Bradley Fellrath; daughter, Cindy Thompson; six grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2006, at 11 a.m. at Bone Lake Lutheran Church. Pastor Mary Ann Bowman officiated. Soloist was Chad Strege, accompanied by Shirley Lund. Casketbearers were Chris Hillman, Mark Hillman, Brent Wiese, Cory Wiese, Bill Muellers and Kyle Schaffer. Interment was in the Clayton Cemetery. The Williamson Funeral Home in Amery assisted the family with arrangements.

  1. United States. 1940 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T627)
    Polk Co. WI - p. 118, Sheet 5A.