KENAI, Alaska -- David Michael Feeken of Kenai, Alaska, 59, died Sunday (Oct. 5, 2008) at Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna, Alaska.
He was born Jan. 18, 1949, in McCook to Robert and Joy Feeken. He grew up south of Cambridge on the family farm. He was involved in Cub Scouts, 4-H Club and was a member of the First Congregational UCC Church of Cambridge.
He graduated from the Cambridge High School in 1967, where he was active in band, track, cross-country, football and basketball.
He attended Doane College before moving to Colorado where he owned a construction company. He married Glenda on July 17, 1976. In 1984,they moved to Alaska where he entered into the real estate business. Later they opened the Re/Max of the Kenai Peninsula office.
He was a national director for the Alaska Association of Realtors, served on Governor Palin's transition team and was awarded Realtor of the Year at the state and local levels.
He was a coach and mentor for youth on the Kenai Central High School Cross Country Ski Team and the Peninsula Bike Club.
Survivors include his wife, Glenda, of Kenai, Alaska; son, Jason and fiancee, Helen Hickman of Anchorage, Alaska; daughter, Bobi and husband, Steve Sharp Aurora, Colo.; parents, Bob and Joy Feeken of Cambridge; sister, Debra and husband, Larry Fellows of Holdrege; brother, Dennis and wife, Karen Feeken of Cambridge; one grandson; and nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
A celebration of life was Oct. 11, 2008, at the Renee C. Henderson Auditorium at Kenai Central High School in Kenai.
A second celebration of life will be Saturday, Oct. 18, 2008, at 1:30 p.m., at First Congregational UCC Church with George Probasco officiating. Inurnment will follow at the Fairview Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Cambridge School Foundation or the First Congregational UCC Church of Cambridge.
Lockenour-Jones Mortuary is in charge of the local arrangements.