Troy James Feltmann, 50, of Lester Prairie, MN, passed away Monday, May 1, 2023, at Glencoe Regional Health, surrounded by his loving family after a battle with cancer.
He was born May 17, 1972, in Waconia, MN, the son of Roger and Elaine (Schug) Feltmann.
Troy was baptized June 11, 1972, and was confirmed April 30, 1989.
He graduated from Lester Prairie High School in 1990. Troy later attended college at St. Cloud State University for a mass communication degree and Hennepin Tech for television production (Troy Feltmann Productions).
Troy Feltmann and Lisa Bayerl were joined in holy marriage July 16, 1994, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted, MN. God blessed their marriage with two children, Adam and Hope.
He was employed for 20 years at the Herald Journal as the sign shop manager and as a sales representative.
Troy was an avid sports fan and enjoyed all sports, especially when his children were playing. Baseball was his favorite . . . go Twins!
Through the years, Troy belonged to the Lester Prairie Lions Club, served on the Lester Prairie Park Board, was a member of the Prairie Days Committee, Lester Prairie Business Association, and was previously Lester Prairie’s Little League coordinator.
He also was the Lester Prairie School’s media coordinator. Troy was the “music man” at prom, concerts, plays, graduation, and many sporting events.
The lights of his life were his four grandchildren: Layla, Laura, Laney, and Henry. He loved joking with Layla and how she would be a future “Bulldog.” He fought through health issues, waiting for the arrival of little Henry.
He is survived by his loving wife of 28 and a half years, Lisa M. Feltmann; a son, Adam (Mallory) Feltmann of Glencoe, MN; a daughter, Hope (Steven) Anderson of Foreston, MN; grandchildren, Layla, Laura, and Laney Feltmann and Henry Anderson; mother, Elaine Feltmann; brother, Tad (Tanya) Feltmann; sister, Tracy (Doug) Albers; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Melvin and Jenny Bayerl; sister-in-law, Micki (Rick) Newstrom; brothers-in-law, Jason (Carrie) Bayerl and Jeff (Lisa) Bayerl; many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends.
He is preceded in death by his father, Roger E. Feltmann, May 15, 2015.
Funeral services for Troy J. Feltmann will take place Saturday, May 6, 2023, at 12 p.m. noon at Lester Prairie Schools. The Rev. Dave Hormann will officiate. Private interment will take place at the Lester Prairie City Cemetery.
A visitation will take place at the Lester Prairie Schools Friday, May 5, 2023, from 4 to 8 p.m. Further visitation will take place at the school Saturday, May 6 from 10 a.m. until time of services.
Honorary casket bearers will be Troy’s four grandchildren.
Casket bearers will be Larry Roth, Dean Aldrich, Brian Anderson, Jami Berg, Mike Lee, and Jason Blashack.
The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted served the family. Online condolences can be made at www.chilsonfuneralhome.com.