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“I was very sorry to hear of Pete's passing, would like to extend our condolences and prayers to his family from our family. ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Marlene (Hutten) Szatkowski - NV

“Sorry to read of Pete's passing. As a classmate and friend of both Pete and Pat I have may fond memories of our times together, My thoughts and...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: John Hutten - McAlester, OK

“I'm sorry to hear of Pete's passing. I was a customer of Pete's and I never had the opportunity to meet him. Reading the other shared memories, he...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Rich Ramella - Bellingham, MA

“I am sadden to here about my friend Pete. What a wonderful person to work with for 15 years at Lawrence Brothers. We worked side by side he taught me...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Sue Kass McElhiney - Tahoe City, CA

“I had the pleasure of knowing Pete through his granddaughter. I was her swim instructor for a couple years. Pete was very faithful in bringing her...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Jonathan Mattox - Sterling, IL

“Pete and I were drafted together and spent basic training at Ft. Lewis, WA. Actually Pete and Pat went in together (all of us drafted, I'm sure) but...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Jeff Nelson

“I am so very sorry for your loss. Pete, was one of the most positive and friendliest people I have ever have the privilege of knowing. He...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Jody Dirks - Sterling, IL

“My thoughts and prayer to the Fecht family ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Blane Hondley - silvis, IL

“Had a great, surprising encounter with Pete in Germany. I was in the Airforce & traveling by car with another airman to a job in southern GermAny....Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Tom Cooney - Tempe, AZ

“So sorry for your loss thoughts and prayers Renee Weed and Jerry Kuehl ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Renee Weed and Jerry Kuehl - IL


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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.