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Leonard Feld


Published: Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 10:46 a.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 11:13 a.m. CDT

Leonard Feld, 90, of Afton died Feb. 11, 2014, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at St. Edwards Catholic Church in Afton. The Rev. Leonard Kenkel and the Rev. John Acrea will officiate. Burial will be in St. Edwards Catholic Cemetery in Afton with military graveside rites by John B. Parks Afton VFW Post No. 8882. Open visitation will be 2 to 7 p.m. Friday with family present 4 to 7 p.m. and a Christian prayer service at 7 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, 612 N. Dodge St., Afton. Memorials may be given to St. Edwards Catholic Church, Afton Care Center Auxiliary or Afton Betterment Committee. Online condolences may be left at

Leonard Leo Feld, son of Mary M. (Kramer) and Henry John Feld, was born Nov. 29, 1923, in Carroll.

Leonard graduated from Carroll High School in 1941 and entered the U.S. Army on May 5, 1945, serving until June 27, 1946.

On Jan. 12, 1948, Leonard married Harriett Gail Powers in Fort Dodge. They lived in Piper until 1952, when they moved to Pomeroy.

In the fall of 1958, they moved to Rockwell City, where they farmed and started Feld’s Quality Eggs, which they owned and operated for 11 years.

In 1973, they moved north of Afton, where they lived and operated a diversified farm.

Leonard was a member of St. Edward’s Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, Afton Care Center Auxiliary, Afton Care Center Board where he served as president, Afton Betterment Committee, Farm Bureau, FOCUS Couple through the Catholic church, Iowa Pork Producers and Iowa Beef Producers and volunteered with the Afton congregate meals and building project.

Leonard is survived by his daughters, Laura Feld (husband Stan Mushaw) of Woodbridge, Va., Marian Feld of Des Moines and Margaret Kubat of Omaha, Neb.; sister-in-law Margaret Feld of Rockwell City; and grandsons, Jonathan (wife Kayla) Feld of Bloomington, Minn., and Michael Mushaw of Woodbridge, Va.

Leonard was preceded in death by his parents, wife in 2006, brother Ernest Feld and sister Eleanor Borgmeier.

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