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John D. Fellman

November 13, 1951 — May 3, 2022

John D. Fellman, 70, of Eldridge, Iowa, died Tuesday, May 3, 2022, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf, Iowa.

Cremation will take place at Trimble Crematory, Moline, under the direction of Trimble Funeral Home. Private burial is in Swan Lake Memorial Gardens, Peoria, Illinois. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House.

John David Fellman was born November 13, 1951, in Joliet, Illinois, the son of Walter and Rosemary (Patterson) Fellman.

He graduated from Richwoods High School in Peoria, Illinois, and went on to attend the Univversity of South Florida on a swimming scholarship, graduating in 1973. He was an NCAA All-American two years in a row.

He worked for John Deere for many years. His happiest times were spent on the golf course.

John is survived by three siblings, Chuck Fellman of Springfield, Illinois, Janice Fellman of Peoria, and Jim Fellman of Soldotna, Alaska, Jill walker, Donna Thiel, and Doug Diefenbach.

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