Richard Feldman

Obituary of Richard Feldman

Richard Feldman, age 100, of Renville died Friday, May 28, 2021 at RenVilla Nursing Home in Renville.  Funeral services will be Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Bethany Reformed Church in Clara City with Pastor Matthew Miller officiating.  Burial is in the church cemetery.  Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. on Wednesday at the church.  Arrangements by Dirks-Blem Funeral Service, Renville, MN.

Richard Feldman was born February 6, 1921 in Ericson Township, Renville County, Minnesota to Reempt and Rena (Van Ellen) Feldman.  He was born and raised on the family farm and attended country school.  Richard farmed crops and raised cattle his whole life until retiring in 1977. He continued to work part time driving truck for the Farmers Coop Elevator in Renville. Richard and Velma were married at Bethany Reformed Church on October 26, 1951.   He had a knack for being able to fix anything and enjoyed fixing equipment.  Richard enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren and fishing at the family cabin on Lake Florida.  He will be remembered for being a great family man and an extremely hard worker.

Richard is survived by his wife; Velma of 69 years; his two daughters: Debra Ahrendt (and special friend Lonnie Burnson) of New London and Patricia Surerus of Renville; his three grandchildren: Jason Surerus of Renville, Bobbi (and Cole) Barta of Northfield and Jena Ahrendt of Willmar; his six great-grandchildren: Taylor, Addison, Liam, Alexander, Damion and Micayla and many nieces and nephews.  Richard is preceded in death by his parents and his six siblings: Henry, Raymond, John, Ailt, Agnes and Rena.

Blessed Be His Memory


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