Gregory S. “Flako” Feldman, 61, of Lincoln, passed away on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at his home, with his wife and daughters by his side.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at Holy Family Catholic Church. A Rosary Service will be held at 3:30 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, August 1, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church with Rev. Jeffrey G. Laible officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery in Lincoln.
Gregory Stephen Feldman was born November 28, 1956, in St. Louis, Missouri. He was the son of Robert Joseph and Eleanor Mae Fults Feldman. Greg was united in marriage to Teena Harbert on September 23, 1978. She survives.
Greg is also survived by his daughters: Autumn (Mike) Usalis of Glen Ellyn, Abbie (Phill) Stroik of Bloomington, his mother Eleanor Feldman of Lincoln, one brother Anthony Feldman of Chicago, and one sister Monica (Kevin) Ritchhart of Lincoln. He was a devoted uncle to his nieces and nephews, and a loving Papa to his granddaughters, Aspen Marie Usalis and Skylar Abigail Usalis.
He was preceded in death by his father and grandparents.
Greg attended St. Patrick’s Grade School/Carroll Catholic School and graduated from Lincoln Community High School in 1974. He was a carpenter for the Illinois Department of Corrections and Carpenters Local #742. Greg retired in June of 2017.
He was an avid Cubs and Duke Blue Devils fan and enjoyed watching Bears games with the “Bear Babies.” He was always willing to volunteer his time for various events and individuals, and he enjoyed golfing and spending time with family and friends. Greg knew no stranger and was always known for his kind heart, quick wit, and ability to make people smile.
Greg was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Elks Lodge #914, Eagles Aerie #2708, Sons of American Legion Post #263, and he was a 3rd Degree Knight with the Lincoln Knights of Columbus Council #1250, in which he also served as Trustee.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the V Foundation (Cancer Research) or to Carroll Catholic School.
Final arrangements are entrusted with Peasley Funeral Home of Lincoln.