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Carol Marie (Mattson) Fechner



Carol Marie (Mattson) Fechner, 74, Duluth, passed away unexpectedly in Essentia Health St. Mary's June 5, 2014 with her family by her side.

She was born Dec. 20, 1939 and grew up in Midway Township and was a Proctor High School graduate in the class of 1958. She loved baking, reading, playing cribbage and bingo with friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents Albin & Martha (Hummel) Mattson; brother Frank Mattson; and granddaughter Shaylea Fechner.

She is survived by her five sisters, Arlene, Ruth, Ann, Marion and Berit; three brothers, Carl, Byron & Johnny, children, Robin Fechner, Duluth, Lori (Tom) Schafer, Duluth, Greg (Colleen) Fechner, West Virginia; grandchildren, Michael (Vanessa), Cody, Shawn, Brandi, Shayne, Brittany, Ashley and Ethan; step-grandchildren, Heather, Tiffani, Ronnie and Tia; great grandchildren, Taylor, Kayden and Mackenzie; and special friend John Mcintosh.

The family would like to thank the staff of Essentia Health Surgical ICU for all of the great care that she received during her stay. She is very loved and will be missed by many.

SERVICES: 3 p.m. Thursday, June 19 in the Cremation Society of Duluth, 4100 Grand Avenue, Duluth