Robert P. Fechhelm, age 60, of Withee, passed away on Friday, July 12, 2019, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire. A celebration of Robert’s life will be held at Thorp Funeral Home, in Thorp, on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Robert Phillip Fechhelm was born on Sept. 10, 1958, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield to Joseph H. and Margaret M. (Hartung) Fechhelm. He was raised on the family farm and received his education at Colby area schools. After completing his education, he farmed with his dad on the family farm in Unity, until purchasing his current farm in the Town of Withee in 1987.
He is survived by two children: Monica (Adam) Kaiser of Menomonie, and Adam (Marissa) Fechhelm of Eau Claire; five grandchildren: Alessandra Kaiser, Aiden Kaiser, Matthew Fechhelm, Tenley Fechhelm, and Haidynn Fechhelm; his mother, Margaret M. Fechhelm of Chicago, Ill.; four sisters: Belinda Fechhelm of Marshfield, Therase (Bill) Ingram of Marathon, Fla., Laure Hess of Douglasville, Ga., and Rosanne (Joseph) Younes of Chicago, Ill.; two nieces; one nephew; other relatives and friends.
Robert was preceded in death by his father, Joseph H. Fechhelm.
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Thorp Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.