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Lorena (McNabb) Clara Fellers Carlat

April 6, 1922 — January 2, 2021

Lorena (McNabb) Fellers Carlat, 98, passed way January 2, 2021 in Auburn, KS, Lorena was born on April 6, 1922, South of Melvern, KS the daughter of Lester and Clara (Patterson) McNabb.   

 Through her high school years, she would sing and perform at a radio station in Ottawa, KS.  Lorena graduated from Melvern High School in 1941.  She married Justin Fellers in Bentonville, AR.  Lorena went on the road to harvest wheat; she went from Texas to Canada.  They divorced in 1952.  She married Russell “Dale” Carlat in Burlingame, KS on June 4, 1954. Lorena worked varies jobs including being in charge for the Red Stocking Fund Raiser for the Kansas Children’s Service League.  She was also their Office of Finance and Development Secretary.  Lorena retired in 1976.  Dale and Lorena traveled throughout the United States.   They also wintered in Mesa, AZ.  Dale and Lorena resided in Tecumseh, KS for 61 years till his death in Oct of 2015.

Survivors include Robert Neillin Fellers, (Linda), of Melvern, KS, John Lester Fellers, (Linda), of Melvern, KS, Dan Whitford  Fellers, (Elva, deceased) of Topeka, KS, LeAnn Renee Fouts, (Lee), of Auburn, KS along with 13 grandchildren, Chris Fellers of Sun Prairie, WI, Kim Marney of Olathe, KS, Shannan  Buenaflor of Liberty, MO, Mendy Craig of Melvern, KS, Brian Fellers and Theresa McNew both of Overland Park, KS, Wayne Fellers of McKinney, TX, Scott, Mark, Anna Fellers and Bridgett Davis all of Topeka, Tammy Shields of Bend OR, Brady Fouts of Tecumseh, KS and numerous great-grandchildren.  She was also preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Lawrence and Lorn McNabb.  

The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 pm Monday, January 11, 2021 at Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home.  Graveside services will be 1:00 pm Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at the Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, KS.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial donations to be made to the National Audubon Society or Helping Hands Humane Society sent in care of Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, 800 SW 6th Avenue, Topeka, KS 66603.

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Monday, January 11, 2021

5:00am - 7:00 pm (Central time)


800 SW 6th Ave, Topeka, KS 66603

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Tuesday, January 12, 2021

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Auburn Cemetery

, Auburn, KS 66402

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