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Hazel E. Fecht

November 28, 1928 — September 19, 2017

Hazel E. Fecht, age 88, of Tennyson, passed away peacefully September 19, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Hazel (Pluemer) Fecht was born on November 28, 1928 in Belmont, Wisconsin to Arnold and Leona (Muller) Pluemer and attended Saint Andrew Grade School and High School in Tennyson. Before marriage, Hazel worked at Dubuque Packing Company and J.F. Walsh’s Store, Tennyson.

Hazel married Francis Fecht on June 8, 1948. Francis preceded her in death in 1992. Francis and Hazel lived their lives together in Tennyson, WI, and were faithful members of the community and faithfully participated in the parish life of SS Andrew and Thomas Parish. For many years, Hazel sang in the parish choir at Saint Andrew’s and for a period was president of the CCW, Director of the CCD program and taught religious education at SS Andrew and Thomas Parish. She was also a devoted member of the Catholic Knights for more than 60 years.

Hazel and Francis had six children: Karen (Jim) Schiffman, Freeport, IL; Dave (Kathy) Fecht, Hazel Green, WI; Rev. Geoffrey “Ron” Fecht, OSB, Collegeville, MN; Larry (LuAnn) Fecht, Tennyson, WI; Bob (Barb - deceased) Fecht, Dubuque, IA; Lisa (Don) Oyen, Tennyson. They had nineteen grandchildren, and twenty-seven great-grandchildren. Hazel has two surviving sisters: Dorothy Richard, Cuba City, WI; Margaret Wilke, Potosi, WI.

Hazel’s children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren were her pride and joy.

Hazel was also preceded in death by her parents, her grandson, Elliott Fecht, her brothers Donald, Lloyd, Parnel, and Robert Pluemer.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Saint Andrew’s Catholic Church, Tennyson, with Rev. Geoffrey "Ron" Fecht, OSB, officiating and Father Richard Leffler concelebrating. Burial will be in Saint Andrew’s Cemetery, Tennyson. Friends may call from 9:00 a.m. until time of services at the church. The Martin Schwartz Funeral Home & Crematory, Potosi, is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, a Hazel E. Fecht Memorial Fund has been established.

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Visitation

Saturday, September 23, 2017

9:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

St. Andrew Catholic Church

101 Church Street, Potosi, WI 53820

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Saturday, September 23, 2017

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

St. Andrew Catholic Church

101 Church Street, Potosi, WI 53820

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Burial

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