Published in the Belleville News-Democrat from 6/10/2008
John L. "Jack"
Feltman, 76, of Lebanon, Ill., born Oct. 10, 1931, in Lebanon, Ill., died
at 12:11 a.m. Saturday, June 7, 2008, at Cedar Ridge Health and Rehabilitation
Center in Lebanon, Ill.
Mr. Feltman was a retired teamster and laborer at Local 670, O'Fallon,
Ill. He was a member of Laborer's Local 670 in O'Fallon, Ill. Jack played
basketball and baseball at O'Fallon Illinois High School. He coached American
Legion Ball and Greater St. Clair County League. He had also played minor
league ball in the Cardinals Organization and was voted into the Mon-Clair
Baseball Hall of Fame in 2002. Jack was an avid gardener and enjoyed sharing
He was preceded in death by two sons, John Jr., and Todd Feltman; his
parents, William E. and Hester, nee Rabel, Feltman; and a brother, William
Surviving are his beloved, Sarah Horne of Lebanon, Ill.; his four children,
Renee (Shawn) Hughes of St. Louis, Mo., Steve Feltman of Belleville, Ill.,
Amy Sudholt of Aviston, Ill., and Jeff (Susan) Feltman of Ashley, Ill.;
Sarah's sons, Ronald (Carrie) Horne of Shiloh, Ill., and Jeffrey (Jennifer)
Horne of Ripon, Calif.; his grandchildren, Rebecca, Michael, Justin and
Alexander; Sarah's five grandchildren, Malissa, Cheyna, Wyatt, Amanda
and Christyn; three sisters, Virginia (Ted) Honer of Belleville, Ill.,
Lois Rizzie of Hazelwood, Mo., and Carol Elledge of San Jose, Calif.;
a brother, Robert (Terri) Feltman of St. Louis, Mo.; Sarah's brother and
sister, Una (Rether) Johnson of Lebanon, Ill., and Walker (Judy) Wolford
of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and his furry friends, Mister, Screech, Pye,
Spooky and Misty.
Memorials may be made to Family Hospice or Belleville Humane Society.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.meridithfuneralhome.com.
Funeral: No services
will be held.