WINTERPORT – On June 15, 2008, Lt. Col. Urban “Al” Feero, U.S. Air Force, retired, died. He was born Jan. 14, 1924, in Hampden. He was the son of Urban and Ethel Feero. He graduated from Hampden Academy in 1941. During the summer of 1941, he played one season of Minor League baseball. In 1942 Al enlisted in the U.S. Navy, and served in the Pacific Theater for more than two years during World War II and participated in the Mariannas, Palau, Philippines and Ryukus campaigns. In 1949 he graduated from Ohio State University. While attending Ohio State University, Al married Nancy Ann Stackhouse in 1948. Upon graduation, he was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force through the Air Force Reserve Officer Training program at Ohio State University. He began a teaching career at Pemetic High School, Southwest Harbor, in 1949, but was called to active duty in the Air Force in December 1950, during the Korean War. In 1952, Al was granted a regular Air Force commission and served a career as an intelligence officer. As part of his work, he was awarded the master parachutists badge and made more than 300 military parachute jumps. During his career he was cited by four foreign governments for his intelligence work. He retired from active duty as a lieutenant colonel in September 1970 and returned to teaching. Al taught at Garland Street Junior High, Bangor, until 1982. From 1983 to 1989, he taught at Allagash High School and retired from teaching in 1989. His warmest memories of teaching were the seventh graders he taught at Garland Street Junior High and all the young people from Allagash High School. He was married to Nancy Stackhouse until her death in 1993. They had four children, Wendy and her husband, U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Bob Teasdale, retired, of Navarre, Fla., U.S. Army Col. Lance Feero, retired, and his wife, Margaret, of New Bern, N.C., Eric, who predeceased him and Kurt Feero of Portland. In 1995 he married Marion Greaves of Woppinger Falls, N.Y.; and is also survived by her three daughters and their husbands, Donna and Mike Allen of Winterport, Laura and Randy Thornton of Fort Leavenworth, Kan., and Diana and Jack Ledger of Hampden. Services will be private. Al wished donations be made to Crohns and Colitis Foundation of America, New England Chapter, 280 Hillside Ave., Needham, MA 02494.