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Myron Julius Fenske

Myron Julius Fenske, age 75, of Watertown, and formerly of Lester Prairie, died Tuesday, June 5, 2001, at St. Mary's Care Center, Winsted.

Myron Fenske was born the son of Henry and Ida (Lueck) Fenske April 29, 1926, in Camden Township, Carver County.

He was baptized May 26, 1926, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie. Myron was later confirmed in the faith at St. Paul's Lutheran Church March 17, 1940, by the Rev. E. Stahlke. He attended school in Lester Prairie until eighth grade.

Myron lived on the farm in Lester Prairie until the age of 47, helping his parents farm, and then moved to Minneapolis, where he worked at Electrical Machinery for 16 years until his retirement. He then moved to Watertown.

Myron loved to play cribbage, and write letters and cards to his relatives and friends. He had a strong interest and love for animals, birds, and flowers.

Since December, 2000, Myron has been a resident at the St. Mary's Care Center, Winsted, and it is there that he entered his eternal rest, at the age of 75 years, one month, and six days.

Myron is preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Ida; and siblings, Gilbert Fenske, Melvin Fenske, Eldoris Fenske, Mavis Fenske, Vernon Fenske, Delores (Wallace) Goethke, and Kenneth Fenske.

He is survived by his siblings, Willard Fenske of Bethel Care Center, St. Paul; Glen (Evelyn) Fenske of Watertown, Marlene (Leonard) Oestreich of New Germany; many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Funeral services were conducted Saturday, June 9, 10 a.m., at the St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie, with the Rev. Grant Bode officiating. A visitation was conducted prior to the service.

Jane Holasek was the organist. The congregational sang "Nearer My God To Thee," "What a Friend We Have In Jesus," "How Great Thou Art," and "Rock of Ages."

Ronald Goethke, Donald Goethke, Gary O'Brien, Dean Fenske, John Oestreich, and Kevin Kelzer served as casketbearers.

Interment was at the church cemetery.

Arrangements were made by the Paul-McBride Funeral Chapel, Lester Prairie.

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