Arthur A. Fells, Sr., age 89, of Schaller, died Monday, December 10, 2001 at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake.
Funeral services will be Friday at 10:30 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church with the Reverend James Sanders officiating. Burial will be in the Schaller Cemetery.
Arthur R. Fells, Sr. was born June 27, 1912 in Rock Island, Illinois the son of Alonzo and Louise (Hahn) Fells. He attended schools in Peoria, Illinois. He worked as a railroad fireman and a carpenter.
Arthur was married to Beatrice M. Chandos on January 12, 1933 at the Chicago, Illinois. They lived in Illinois, Missouri, California, Oklahoma and Iowa, moving to Schaller in November of 1992. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Schaller.
He is survived by his wife Beatrice, Schaller; two sons: Dennis and his wife Sandy, Checotah, Oklahoma and Reverend Kenneth and his wife Judy, Schaller; 13 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren and one great great grandson.
Arthur was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, David and Arthur, Jr.; one daughter Judith; four brothers and six sisters.