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Adele first worked at Cook County Hospital, then was a nursing instructor at The Finley Hospital School of Nursing in the 1950s. Adele was later employed by the DUBUQUE VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION and finally served as a school nurse for Audubon, Marshall and Sageville schools, retiring in 1985.
She married John W. Feller on Oct. 27, 1951, in Iowa Falls; he preceded her in death in 1998.
Adele was an active member of the Bethany Volunteer Service Organization, Chapter IP PEO, Loras LAFF program and United Methodist Women-Susannah Wesley Circle. A life-long conservationist and bird-lover, she was a member of the Dubuque Audubon Society. She also was a member of the Dubuque Area Retired School Personnel Association.