Obit: Fecker, William #2 (1872 - 1949)
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Surnames: Fecker, Schulz, Schaller, Kass, Schumaker, Preschel, Kauffman, Schad, Koenig, Martens, Guetschow, Frinak, Schimke, Hein


----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 11/10/1949


Fecker, William (3 Mar. 1872 - 9 Nov. 1949)


William Fecker, age 77, died at his home Wednesday at 6:15 of a heart attack.


Funeral services will be held at 9:00 o’clock, Saturday morning from St. Bernard’s Catholic church, with the Rev. Raymond Schultz officiating.


The body will lie in state at the Zink Funeral Home, where a rosary service will be held at 8:00 o’clock on Friday evening.


William Fecker was born in the town of Meeme, Manitowoc county March 3, 1872. He was married to Angeline Schaller in 1898 at School Hill in Manitowoc county.


He received his education in the town of Meeme and attended night school at Madison, after which he became a cheese maker, a trade he followed most of his life. He made his home in Abbotsford for 38 years.

Mr. Fecker was a member of St. Bernard’s church and the Catholic Knights.


He is survived by his wife, three daughters, Mrs. George (Sylvia) Kass, Milwaukee; Mrs. Dwight (Magdalene) Schumaker, Milwaukee; Mrs. Edward (Irene) Preschel, Peoria, Ill., and six grand children. Five children died in infancy.

Also surviving are a brother, George Fecker, Colby; four sisters, Mrs. Andrew (Lena) Kauffman, Mrs. Pauline Schad, and Mrs. Anna Koenig, Manitowoc; and Mrs. Gust (Delia) Martens, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.



----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 11/17/1949


Services for William Fecker, 77, who died Nov. 9, were held at 9:00 a.m. Saturday at St. Bernard’s Catholic church. Burial was made in the Colby (Colby, Clark Co. Wis.) Cemetery, the Rev. Raymond Schultz officiating.

Pallbearers were John, Harry, Clarence and Ervin Fecker, Norman Guetschow and John Frinak.


Among those from out of town who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Kauffman, Manitowoc; Mrs. Ervin Schimke, New London; Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Fecker and son, Winneconne; and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hein, Stratford.