"Where Fillmore County News Comes First"
Thursday, August 28th, 2014
Volume ∞ Issue ∞
- 5:25:09, Aug 27th 2014 - hawkeyejay - Hank, I wouldn't bet your pension or SS check on ACA being cast in stone ... [Read More]
- 5:10:18, Aug 27th 2014 - hawkeyejay - Just like Yvonne to trot out the " Republican War On Women" routine. I g ... [Read More]
- 7:33:35, Aug 27th 2014 - KingslandGrad95 - wtf, why did you make that comment on a story regarding high school ... [Read More]
- 11:00:14, Aug 25th 2014 - wtf - Your article on Preston fastpitch wins big. The under 15 age takes 2nd.. There ... [Read More]
- 8:52:32, Aug 25th 2014 - Rae - I wish that you had included Stab from TJ's Liquor in your article. Stab has b ... [Read More]
- 10:32:36, Aug 22nd 2014 - Mad Mike - Doc, how do you get any truth or facts with the current set up that this ... [Read More]
- 9:31:25, Aug 22nd 2014 - KingslandGrad95 - doc, You mentioned that "Republicans want the truth, they just ... [Read More]
- 8:00:02, Aug 19th 2014 - doc - Republicans want the truth, they just don't like facts. ... [Read More]
- 7:58:04, Aug 19th 2014 - doc - Gas prices were $4.25 the last summer that GWB was in office. ... [Read More]
- 4:40:55, Aug 19th 2014 - dave - Gas prices were $1.79 a gallon when GWB left office ... [Read More]
Fri, Jul 11th, 2003
Posted in Obituaries
Posted in Obituaries
Erwin A. Jeche, 94, of Fountain, died July 4, 2003 in Preston Good Samaritan Center.
He was born Sept. 2, 1908, in Fillmore Township, Fillmore County. He attended country school and later a business school in Mankato. He married Virginia Gratz on April 10, 1939, in Wykoff. He owned and operated a grocery in Wykoff and then worked for Red Owl groceries in Princeton and Lake City. He then owned the Fountain IGA for many years until his retirement in 1972. His wife died in 1998. He was a member of the Fountain Lutheran Church, where he was a choir member for 40 years, a member of the La Crosse Auto Club and enjoyed driving his 1957 Chevrolet in parades. He enjoyed wrestling matches and playing Santa Claus. He was involved with the Senior Citizens of Fountain and Heritage Fairs, where he demonstrated how to make sausage with an old sausage stuffer. He also enjoyed playing cards and was well known for his sense of humor. A niece survives. He was preceded in death by a son, a sister and a brother. The funeral was held July 8, 2003 in Fountain Lutheran Church in Fountain with the Rev. Curtis Fox officiating. Burial was in the Fountain Cemetery. Thauwald Funeral Home in Preston was in charge of arrangements.