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Adolph "Ted" Fasching

Adolph "Ted" Fasching, age 79, of Winsted, died Saturday, May 5, 2001, at the Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park.

He was born in Winsted July 21, 1921, the son of Andrew F. and Julia Quast Fasching.

Ted Fasching and Margie Scheiber were joined in holy marriage at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Winsted, Feb. 5, 1941. The Rev. Wey officiated at the wedding ceremony. God blessed their marriage with three children.

Ted honorably served his country in the United States Armed Forces.

Through the years, he farmed south of Winsted, and worked at Keating Hardware and at Sterner Lighting Systems, both in Winsted.

Ted later became crew foreman for Ecolab, and with his position, traveled the entire United States, Canada, Europe and South America for the company. Ted retired from Ecolab after 25 years of service.

He was a lifetime member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Winsted, and belonged to the American Legion Post #407.

Ted is survived by his wife Margie; children, Yvonne (Dale) Barsness of Danube, Barbara (Harlan) Stender of New Germany, and Gene (JoAnn) Fasching of Winsted; 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

He is further survived by a sister, Mathilda "Tillie" Speckel of Watertown; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Ken Conrad of Biscay, Ann Fasching, Marcella Fasching, and Diana (Roger) Thompson, all of Winsted; and Rosalie (Dick) Hesse of Lake Elmo; and many other relatives and friends.

Ted was preceded in death by a great-granddaughter Geneva Fas-ching on Aug. 25, 2000; his parents, Andrew F. and Julia Fasching; a sister, Agnes Conrad; and six brothers: Anthony, Frank, Andrew, Vincent, Leonard and Martin Fasching.

A Mass of Christian Burial was Wednesday, May 9, 2 p.m., at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Winsted.

The Rev. Paul L. Wolf officiated, and interment with military rites followed at Holy Trinity Cemetery.

Lavon Kielkucki provided special music for the Mass.

Allen Stender, Michael Stender, Ted Fasching, Terry Fasching, Troy Fasching and Paul Barsness served as the casket bearers.

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