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Leo John William Fette

July 26, 1932 — June 19, 2020

LEO JOHN WILLIAM FETTE, age 87 of Waseca died on Friday, June 19, 2020 at KODA Living Community in Owatonna.

Born on July 26, 1932 in West Concord, Minnesota, he was the son of Leonard and Frances (Nuehring) Fette. Leo graduated from Waseca Central High School in 1950 and served in the U.S. Army from 1952 until his honorable discharge in 1954. On June 12, 1954 he married Shirley Wabner at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Waseca. He worked at Draheim’s Dairy in Waseca before starting his 38-year career working at Brown Printing Co. in Waseca as a customer service manager until retiring. In his retirement Leo owned and operated the Northridge Car Wash for 23 years. He also enjoyed watching and feeding birds and doing genealogy. Leo was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Waseca.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley of Waseca; children, Jeff Fette of Waseca, Cathy "Cj" (Joe) Bruggenthies of Kasson and Bill Fette and Deb Battenfeld of Waseca; two grandchildren, Ryan (Val) Kimball and Colin (Krista) Kimball and their children, Aliana and Jace; and one brother, Loren (Sandy) Fette of Pemberton. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister and her husband, Leona & Albert Kilmer, and daughter-in-law, Mary Fette.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 27, 2020 from 12-3 PM at the Third Street Chapel of Dennis Funeral & Cremation Services in Waseca. A private family graveside service will be held at a later date.

Condolences or memorial's are preferred in lieu of flowers.

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