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Timothy G. Fechner

November 10, 1947 ~ June 2, 2019 (age 71)
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Timothy Gerald Fechner, age 71, died Sunday, June 2, 2019, at AASE Haugen Home in Decorah, Iowa.

Memorial service will be held 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at Hindt Funeral Home in LeRoy, MN.  Visitation will be from 12:00 p.m. until the time of service on Wednesday at the funeral home. Following the burial at Chester Hill Cemetery please join the family for a Celebration of Life from 3:00 until 5:00 p.m. at Laddy’s in Chester, IA.

Tim was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin to Gilbert and Dorothy Fechner on November 10, 1947.  The oldest of five children.  He graduated in 1965, from Kenosha Bradford High School.  He attended Kenosha Technical Institute and graduated in 1967 with a marketing degree.  Upon graduation he was drafted in the United States Army.  After the Army his career was a furniture salesman which he enjoyed.

On December 7, 1974, he was united in marriage to Shirley Diane Alden at the United Lutheran Church in Chester, IA and to this union two sons; Timothy Duane and Matthew Duane were born.

Tim loved sports.  He loved to golf, fish, but the time he cherished the most was with his grandchildren.  Maverick was his buddy, Annie his princess, and Tyler is board game champ.

Tim is survived by his wife Shirley Diane of LeRoy, son Timothy D. of Decorah, son Matthew D. (Karissa Seeley) of LeRoy, grandchildren Tyler Murray, Maverick Fechner, and Anna Mae Fechner, brother Randy, sisters Romayne, Marilyn and Sally, and his mother-in-law Shirley Alden.

He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, and father-in-law Melvin Alden.

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