THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Russell W. Fetterly
Issue Date: November 13, 2013
Russell Wayne Fetterly, 80, of Concrete, Wa., passed away at home with his family at his side.
Born May 26, 1933 in Oconto Falls to Harry and Hazel (Eastman) Fetterly, he worked his whole life as a dairy farmer beginning in high school, except for his time in the United States Army. In 1965, he received the Outstanding Farmer Award from the Oconto Jaycees and was a longtime member of the Holstein Association.
He married Carol Spencer in August of 1954. After retiring, he enjoyed going for morning drives to locations unknown, log truck rides with his son and riding his Minneapolis Moline tractor in the parade.
He is survived by his children, Robyn Frizzell, of Sedro-Woolley, Wa., Lori (Joe) Ozechowski, of Oconto, Charles "John" (Jodi Anderson) Fetterly, of Suring and Steven (Cheryl Bowman) Fetterly, of Concrete, Wa.; a daughter-in-law, Tami Fetterly; a sister, Beverly Rehn; 14 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and close friend, Mr. Good, in Wisconsin.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Carol Naomi Spencer and two sons, Richard "Fritz" and Michael.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16 at the Alger Community Center, 17835 Parkview Lane, Burlington, Wa. Lemley Chapel Funeral Home, Sedro-Woolley, Wa. is assisting the family with arrangements.