Eureka- Eugene L. Fehr, 89, of Eureka, IL passed away at 5:00 am on Sunday, May 8, 2016 at the Apostolic Christian Home in Eureka.
He was born on May 13, 1926 in Eureka a son of Leonard and Sally Ifft Fehr. He married Margaret Gerber on September 23, 1951 in Forrest, IL. She survives.
Also surviving are his children, Dennis (Mary) Fehr of Houston, TX; Debra (Tate) Greenway of Waldron, AR; Terry (Zanna) Fehr of Glendale, AZ; Jay (Jay L.) Fehr of Ellington, CT; two sisters, Eunice (Dave) Beutel; Carol (Alvin) Beutel both of Tremont, IL; ten grandchildren, and eleven great-grandchildren
He was preceded in death by his parents, one infant daughter Pamela Sue, five sisters, and one brother.
An Army veteran, he served his country during the Korean War.
Eugene was the owner of Fehr's Decorating in the Phoenix and Tuscon area. He had a passion for the fine arts and was an excellent carver and painter. He also enjoyed restoring old cars and antiques, and re-upholstering furniture. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather and will be dearly missed.
He was a member of the Roanoke Apostolic Christian Church where funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 13, 2016. Church ministers will officiate. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at the Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka and also from 9-9:45 a.m. on Friday prior to the services at church. Burial will be in the Roanoke Apostolic Christian Cemetery. Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Apostolic Christian Home in Eureka. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.argoruestmanharris.com.
MAY 12. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CDT)
508 South Main Street
Eureka, IL 61530-1316
MAY 13. 10:00 AM (CDT)
Roanoke Apostolic Christian Church
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