Mark A. “Buzz” Fecht, 65, of Amherst, Wisconsin, passed away on July 16, 2015 at St Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield.
Buzz was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, son of the late Mark and Marion Fecht.
He graduated from Shorewood High School in 1969.
He retired from Portage County Maintenance in May, 2012 after 33 years of service. The majority of which were at the Portage County Library.
He married his high school sweetie Sue in 1971. In 1977 he built their dream log home in Amherst, bringing the logs from Montana.
Aside from many fishing trips to Canada with family and friends his true passion was Portage County Youth Soccer. It was at the fields that you could find him most days, rain or shine, from spring until fall making sure the fields were ready for play.
He is survived by his wife and life partner Sue. He is further survived by his son Danny (Bethany); brother, Tom (Carol); sister, Marcia; niece, KristineKjos(Tim Erickson): nephew, Jeff Kjos(Sara Arscott); niece, Kaarin Kjos(Kevin Cassidy); niece, LeeAnn(Shane) Tomcyzk; nephew, Tim(Sue) Fecht; niece, Heather(Brad) Vertein; and special great nieces and nephews Zoe, Max, Evan, Lauren and Nathan.
Funeral services will be Saturday, July 25, 2015, at St Paul Lutheran Church, 1919 Wyatt Ave, Stevens Point, at 11:00 a.m. with visitation from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to “Portage County Youth Soccer”
Buzz Fecht Memorial P O Box 906, Stevens Point, Wis. 54481 or by going to www.pcys.net/Buzz.
Online condolences can be made at www.honorone.com
Mid Wisconsin Cremation Society is assisting the family at this time.