Hilda E. (Carls) Fechter

October 10, 1920 ~ December 11, 2019 (age 99)


  Hilda E. Fechter, 99, of Streator passed away at 6:40 AM Wednesday (December 11, 2019) at Parker Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Streator.

  Private graveside services were held at Riverview Cemetery in Streator.  Rev. William Callister of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church officiated.

  The Hagi & Baker Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

  She was born on October 10, 1920 in Minonk, IL to Hillard & Hannah (Henrichs) Carls.  She married Alfred Fechter on October 2, 1941 in St. Charles, Missouri.  He preceded her in death on April 11, 1999. 

  She is survived by a son:  Gary A. (Suzanne) Fechter of Streator; a granddaughter, Patricia S. Henderson; a great grandson:  Nicholas D. Henderson and two sisters:  Alice Melvin of Streator and Florence Benckendorf of Silex, MO.

  She was preceded in death by her husband; a grandson Daniel Alan Fechter in 1993; a sister, Mildred Kuhn and five brothers:  Edward, Melvin, Alfred, Orville and Dale Carls.

  Hilda was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and had worked at St. Mary’s Hospital in Intensive Care for 33 years.

  A special thanks to the great staff at Evergreen in Streator for all the excellent care.

  Memorials may be directed to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church or the donor’s choice.

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Private Committal

Riverview Cemetery
1102 W. Main St.
Streator, IL 61364

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