Peter M. Fecht

  • Born: March 11, 1950
  • Died: September 26, 2015
  • Location: Sterling, Illinois

McDonald Funeral Home

505 1st Avenue
Sterling, IL 61081

Tel. (815) 626-6311

Tribute & Message From The Family


Peter M. Fecht, 65 of Sterling died Saturday September 26, 2015 at his home.

He was born on March 11, 1950 in Dodgeville, WI the son of Robert and Mary J. (Yanna) Fecht and attended St Mary Grade School and was a 1968 graduate of Newman Central Catholic High School. He had worked at the former Lawrence Brothers Hardware in Sterling for 29 years; Generation 4 for 13 years and PreHangers Suppy in Sales for 1 ½ years. He served in the U.S. Army in Germany from Sept 1970 – Aug 1972. He was a member and past commander of the Sterling American Legion Post 296. He enjoyed fishing, riding his motorcycle, playing pool and reading.

Survivors include his three sons: Andrew Fecht, Robert Fecht and Jonathan Fecht all of Sterling; his brothers: Patrick (Deb) Fecht of Dixon and Mike (Nancy) Fecht of Flintstone, Georgia; a grandchild Morgan Fecht and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A gathering of friends and family will take place on Tuesday September 29, 2015 from 5-7 PM at the McDonald Funeral Home, 505 1st Avenue in Sterling with a prayer service at 7 PM. Graveside services with military rites will follow on Wednesday at 11 AM in Calvary Cemetery in Sterling.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Sterling American Legion Scholarship fund in his memory.