Arthur Dean Feierabend

November 23, 1956 ~ January 4, 2022 (age 65)


Arthur Dean Feierabend, age 65, of Deer River, formerly of Brainerd died on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at Essentia Health – St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth.

A memorial service will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Church of Crosby on Friday, January 14, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. Family and friends are invited to gather for a half hour prior to the service. Interment will be at Mission Cemetery.

Arthur was born on November 23, 1956 to Lester and Francis (Foot) Feierabend in Brainerd. His father was his mentor and role model. He taught Arthur his trade in construction, as well as a strong work ethic by the age of twelve. He worked at numerous construction businesses over the years, including one he owned with his nephew, Brad. He eventually retired in 2008 as a superintendent at Hy-Tec Construction. In 1982, he married Audrey and together, they had two sons, Jacob and Jess. He later married Suzanne, and they were able to enjoy 25 years together. Arthur was a very kind man who treated everybody with respect and dignity – a quality he was adamant about sharing with his family. His exceptional work ethic allowed him to be passionate about his construction career, riding horses, snowmobiling, and camping with his family.

He is survived by his wife, Suzanne; two sons, Jacob (Julie) and Jess (Cassie) Feierabend; step-children, Brenda (Randy Horner) Snakenberg, Brian (Tasha) Snakenberg and Zep Stropp; ten grandchildren; siblings, Tom Feierabend, Cherrie Alholm, Angie Feierabend and Debbie Schuety; mother of his children, Audrey; and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents; granddaughter, Dana Rae; brother, Dale Feierabend; and sister, Laurel Waddell.

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