Victor Ferrel


Victor “Vic” Ferrel age 85 of Fairfield passed away Saturday, January 22, 2022, at the University of Iowa

Hospital & Clinics.

Celebration of Life Service will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, January 27, 2022, at Behner Funeral Home.  Dress casual and in Vic’s honor if you have cowboy boots, please wear them.

A memorial has been established with cards and memorials mailed to Linda Norton, 1914 Jackpine Loop, Fairfield, Iowa 52556.

Vic was born December 6, 1936, to Ivyl and Wilda (Huffman) Ferrel.  He married Karla Ulm on December 22, 1959.  This last year they celebrated 62 years of marriage.

Vic served in the Army and was stationed in Germany.  He worked 40 plus years at Iowa Tire Sales and retired at 70.  He also drove cars for RPM.  Vic was a member of the Elks and Walton Club.  Some of his outside activities was fishing, mushroom hunting, boating, and gardening.  Vic collection of coins started from his success from using his metal detector.  He also enjoyed playing cards.  Vic followed the St. Louis Cardinals, Minnesota Vikings and the Iowa Hawkeyes.  Most important was spending time with his family and friends. 

Vic will be missed by his wife, Karla of Fairfield; his children, Linda (Alan) Norton, Jeff (Terri) Ferrel and Steve (Mindy) Ferrel; 7 grandchildren, Kathryn Seals, Jennifer Ollom, Ben Norton, Mike Wiseman, Cody Norton, Carter Ferrel and Libby Ferrel; and 5 great grandchildren.

Vic was preceded in death by his parents, Ivyl and Wilda Ferrel; two brothers, Paul, and Phil Ferrel; and sister Marcene Ferrel.

On-line condolences may be made to the family at

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