Timothy Gerald Fechner, age 71, died Sunday, June 2, 2019, at AASE Haugen Home in Decorah, Iowa.

Memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, at Hindt Funeral Home in LeRoy. Visitation will be from noon until the time of service on Wednesday at the funeral home. Following the burial at Chester Hill Cemetery, please join the family for a Celebration of Life from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. at Laddy’s in Chester, Iowa.

Tim was born in Kenosha, Wis., to Gilbert and Dorothy Fechner on Nov. 10, 1947. The oldest of five children, he graduated in 1965, from Kenosha Bradford High School. He attended Kenosha Technical Institute and graduated in 1967 with a marketing degree. Upon graduation, he was drafted into the U.S. Army. After the Army, his career was a furniture salesman which he enjoyed.

On Dec. 7, 1974, he was united in marriage to Shirley Diane Alden at the United Lutheran Church in Chester, Iowa, and to this union two sons, Timothy Duane and Matthew Duane, were born.

Tim loved sports. He loved to golf and fish, but the time he cherished the most was with his grandchildren. Maverick was his buddy, Annie his princess, and Tyler is board game champ.

Tim is survived by his wife, Shirley Diane of LeRoy; son, Timothy D. of Decorah; son, Matthew D. (Karissa Seeley) of LeRoy; grandchildren, Tyler Murray, Maverick Fechner and Anna Mae Fechner; brother, Randy; sisters, Romayne, Marilyn and Sally; and his mother-in-law, Shirley Alden.

He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, and father-in-law, Melvin Alden.

Condolences may be left at www.Hindtfuneralhomes.com.