David M. Feil


David M. Feil
1922 ~ 2014
David M. Feil, 91 passed away Sunday July 10, 2014 in Boise, Idaho. David was born September 9, 1922 in Reed, Colorado to David William and Jody Feil. He was married to Agnes Grace Klemenic. He resided in Reed, CO, Austin, CO, Cameo, CO, Rupert, ID for 61 years, and Boise, Idaho for 2 years. David completed High School, and joined the Army serving in Company #467. On D-Day he landed on Omaha Beach, he was the second landing craft to land; he received a Silver Star for Bravery and Valor and was a Purple Heart recipient. David worked in Cameo, CO hard rock coal mining for 10 years, Telluride, CO Silver Mining for 2 years, Rupert, ID farming for 27 years, and Sunbeam, ID Mining for 4 years. He was a member of the United Methodist Church. He was a lifetime member of the Rupert Elks holding the Sargent in Arms Position. David enjoyed taking care of his wife and family, fishing, and gardening.
David is survived by his wife Agnes Grace Feil, 95 of Boise, Idaho, his Children: JoAnn and Jerry Sabala (Dietrich, ID) and Kelly and Linda Feil (Boise). Grandchildren: Chelsea Feil (Boise) Brandon Feil (Boise) and Christopher Feil (Boise). Great Grandchildren: Charlotte Feil (Boise) Jackson Feil (Boise) and Nora Feil (Boise). Brothers: Bob Feil (Estacada, OR) and Bert Feil (Twin Falls, ID). Sisters: Kay Stuart (Packwood, WA) and Jane Kido (Enfield, CT). He is preceded in death by his parents Dave and Jody Feil, Brothers: Earl Feil and Jack Feil, and Sisters: Peggy Kynell and June Feil.
Graveside funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, July 18, 2014 at the Rupert Cemetery with Military Honors provided by the Mini-Cassia Veterans organization. Services are under the direction of Joel Heward Hansen Mortuary. In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to Idaho Home Health and Hospice in Meridian, ID. The family would like to thank the Military Honor Guard and Idaho Home Health and Hospice for the excellent care of their father.
He will be dearly missed by his family and loved ones.

Published in Idaho Statesman on July 16, 2014
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