Name: John Paul FELLER
Given Name: John Paul
Change Date: 19 OCT 2013
This individual was identified by the Ketchikan Daily News, 24 May 1957.
Birth: 8 DEC 1924 in Wrangell, Terr. of Alaska, USA
Death: AUG 1964 in At sea
He was a resident of Wrangell, AK.
This individual was a resident of Wrangell, AK in 1931 according to the death certificate of Mrs. Susie Kada Feller, Alaska Vital Statistics, 1931
Caroline James, of Sitka, and John Feller, of Wrangell, were married by the US Commissioner in Wrangell, AK according to the Wrangell Sentinel, 18 Jun 1948.
His full date and place of birth were obtained from the 1940 BIA village census at Wrangell, AK.
He was 1/2 Tlingit.
He had voluntarily enlisted in the US Army in 1943. Wrangell Sentinel, 26 Nov 1943
He was in Austria at the end of the war. Wrangell Sentinel, 31 May 1946
He was a former Private First Class according to the Wrangell Sentinel, 21 Jun 1946.
He was inducted into the service in Dec 1942 and was inducted at at Fort Lewis, WA.
He was sent to Europe with the 65th Division, 868 Field Artillery Battalion. He was engaged in two major campaigns.
He and his wife had a fifth child and a second son on 5 Mar 1957 according to the Wrangell Sentinel, 15 Mar 1957.
His 32-foot gillnet boat was found with the running lights and engine switch on by another man on 7 Aug 1964. Petersburg Pilot, 14 Auug 1964
Feller's body was found floating in the water south of Zarembo Island near Wrangell, AK.
He was 39-years of age.
His middle initial was obtained from the Wrangell Sentinel, 13 Jun 1968.
His middle name was obtained from the Wrangell Sentnel, 17 Oct 2002.
Father: Otto FELLER b: 1 FEB 1882 in Danzig, Germany
Mother: Susie KADA b: 1893 in Wrangell, Terr. of Alaska, USA
- Living FELLER
- Living FELLER
- Christopher Raymond FELLER b: 5 MAR 1957 in Wrangell, Terr. of Alaska, USA