August 5, 1926 - March 14, 2017
Francis J. “Slug” Feiner age 90 of Spring Green passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison. He was born on August 5, 1926 the son of Frank and Amelia (Gruber) Feiner in Spring Green Township, WI. He was a veteran of WWII and the Korean Conflict in the United States Marine Corps, serving in the South Pacific. After service he worked in construction from 1952 until his retirement in 1990. He was united in marriage to Dolores Weidner on August 6, 1955. Francis had a passion for the outdoors. Whether it would be fishing with his brothers in the summer, ice fishing in the winter, hunting of any kind, or working countless hours at the farm in Wilson Creek, this made him happiest. The love for family and friends was his priority and he always had a story to tell. Francis was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church, a lifetime member of the Spring Green American Legion Post #253 and the Madison Carpenters Local #314. Survivors include his 4 children, Lillian Feiner of Athens, WI, Mark (Lori) Feiner of Cross Plains, Mary (Chris) Blum of Verona, Kelly (Charlene) Feiner of Spring Green, 5 grandchildren, Jessica (Joe) Virnich, Emily Feiner, Sam and Isaac Blum, Riley Feiner, a great grandson, Liam Virnich, 6 siblings, Dorothy Brickl, Virginia Altenbach, Val (Barbara) Feiner, Sister Pauline Feiner, Geraldine (James) Frank, Stanley Feiner, a sister-in-law, Loraine Feiner, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Amelia Feiner, his wife, Dolores Feiner, 6 siblings, Rita Bauer, Caroline Guttmann, Ralph Feiner, Cecelia Feiner, Dick Feiner and Cyril Feiner. A Mass in memory of Francis will be held on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at St. John’s Catholic Church in Spring Green. Fr. John Silva will officiate with burial in the church cemetery where military graveside rites will be conducted by the Spring Green American Legion Post #253. Visitation will be held on Thursday at the church from 9:00 A.M. until the time of Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John’s Endowment Fund. The family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to Greenway Terrace, St. Mary’s Hospice, and the Spring Green EMS for their compassionate and loving care. On line condolences available at www.staffordfuneralhomes.com. The Richardson-Stafford Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.