Theresia Faber 1922-2018



Theresia Faber
1922-2018

Theresia Faber, 96, of Medford, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018 at Dycora Transitional Health in Abbotsford, under the compassionate care of Hope Hospice.
A funeral service was held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 30 at St. Andrews Lutheran Church in Goodrich. with Pastor Ken Bittorf officiating. Burial followed at Medford Evergreen Cemetery II. Visitation was held at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of the service.
Theresia was born on March 22, 1922 in Forst, Germany to John and Joanna (Schmuda) Rau. She married Peter Faber on Feb. 3, 1940 in Medford and he preceded her in death on May 17, 2008.
Theresia will always be remembered as a hard worker. Her and her husband, Peter, owned and operated a dairy farm in the town of Goodrich. She enjoyed gardening, canning, hunting, crochet, needlework, sewing, traveling and riding snowmobile. She especially enjoyed time spent at the cabin her and Peter built on Lake Minocqua. 
She was a member of St. Andrews Lutheran Church, where she served in the Ladies Aid, Farmers Union, Holstein Breeders Assn. and the Farmers Union Co-Op.
Theresia is survived by two daughters, Jean Thurs of Athens and Virginia (Alan) Woller of Merrill, two sons, Henry (Jackie) of Athens and Edward (Phyllis) of Medford; eight grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; seven step-great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; four step-great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Theresia is survived by two daughters, Jean Thurs of Athens and Virginia (Alan) Woller of Merrill, two sons, Henry (Jackie) of Athens and Edward (Phyllis) of Medford; eight grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; seven step-great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; four step-great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Theresia was preceded in death by her parents, son-in-law, Ronald Thurs; grandson, Steven Faber; brothers, John, Henry and Joseph Rau; sisters, Hedwig Lechmaier, Agnes Rau and Anne Utter.
Memorial donations in honor of Theresia can be given to St. Andrews Lutheran Church or Hope Hospice and Palliative Care.
Hemer Funeral Service of Medford and Rib Lake has been entrusted with arrangements, online condolences can be left at www.hemerfuneralservice.com.

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