"Where Fillmore County News Comes First"
Sunday, November 29th, 2015
Volume ∞ Issue ∞
- 9:41:05, Nov 27th 2015 - WoW - As a long time reader of your paper I think it should stay how it is. It's a ch ... [Read More]
- 1:35:05, Nov 26th 2015 - consaredumb - The most vocal people are always the most ignorant. ... [Read More]
- 2:58:00, Nov 25th 2015 - James1952 - The word on the street is that the folks who own the land above the schoo ... [Read More]
- 10:17:32, Nov 25th 2015 - - Yes it does take money to operate schools and keep buildings open. If the high s ... [Read More]
- 9:09:47, Nov 25th 2015 - @Says - Bottom line... it takes money to operate & keep open school buildings. Yes, I ... [Read More]
- 7:57:56, Nov 25th 2015 - nature man - I think y'all are in denial. Atrazine in all your well, shallow aquifer ... [Read More]
- 10:20:12, Nov 24th 2015 - - It's about the money? What an ignorant comment. Is that what you teach your kid ... [Read More]
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- 8:07:37, Nov 24th 2015 - Stan Gudmundson - I've never responded to any comments made about anything I've writt ... [Read More]
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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.