Kenneth P. Fechhem, 77, of Medford, passed away Friday July 28, 2017 at Aspirus Care and Rehab in Medford.
Kenneth was born August 26, 1939 in Marshfield, WI to Norbert and Augusta (Eckes) Fechhelm. He married Mary L. Ludwig on February 8, 1964 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Medford. Mary survives.
He is further survived by his children: Norbert (Vera Anne) Fechhelm of Stetsonville, Mark (Kerri) Fechhelm of Merrill, Lori (Jim) Buehler of Medford, Kevin (Dana) Fechhelm of Abbotsford, Phillip (Kayda) Fechhelm of Stetsonville, John (Kim) Fechhelm of Medford, 14 Grandchildren, 7 Great Grandchildren, Brother Tom (Gerry) Fechhelm of Wausau, and many nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his Parents, one brother and three sisters.
Ken held various jobs throughout the Medford Area. He retired from Holy Rosary Catholic School where he served as the janitor. He enjoyed traveling and spending his winters in Texas, along with fishing, hunting, snowmobiling and testing his luck at casinos.
He was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church and the Sams Camping Club.
Cremation rites have been accorded, and a memorial mass will be held at 11:00 AM, Thursday August 3, 2017 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Father David Neuschwander will officiate. Burial of cremated remains will take place at St. Mary’s Cemetery in the town of Little Black at a later date. Visitation will be held at Holy Rosary Church on Thursday August 3, from 9:30 AM until the time of mass at 11:00 AM.
Memorial donations in honor of Kenneth can be given to his family, for designation at a later date.
Hemer Funeral Service of Medford and Rib Lake has been entrusted with arrangements.
Online condolences can be left at www.hemerfuneralservice.com