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Florian J. Fiecke, 90

Florian J. Fiecke, age 90, of Winsted, passed away Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in Walker, MN.

Mass of Christian Burial will take place Thursday, Oct. 25 at 2 p.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted, with visitation one hour prior to the Mass at the church. Interment will be in Holy Trinity Cemetery.

Honorary urn bearers will be granddaughter Jenna Lunsman, and great-grandchildren Matthew Halik, Aaron Halik, and Kaylee Halik.

Florian was born Oct. 19, 1927, to Anton and Mary (Horstman) Fiecke.

He was joined in holy marriage with Bernice Wawryzniak April 20, 1948.

Florian started out farming, then moved on to trucking. He eventually worked as head of maintenance for the City of Winsted.

Florian was a 36-year member of the Winsted Fire Department, serving as fire chief for nine of those years.

He enjoyed western shows, music, wrestling, hunting, fishing, flying his airplane, working on motors, and playing his harmonica.

Florian was a member of Holy Trinity Church of Winsted.

He is survived by daughters Marlyce Fistman (Patrick), Linda Fiecke, and Joyce Cacka (Dennis; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Florian was preceded in death by his wife, Bernice Fiecke; and many siblings and friends.

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