Obituary of Howard Fettkether
Survivors include his wife, Mary Alice, of Dyersville, Iowa; three daughters, Vicky (Robert) McDowell of Edgewood, Iowa, Sherry (Arnie) Olson of Reedsburg, WI, Shelly (Kevin) Mommer of Guttenberg, Iowa; one son, Brian (Lisa) Fettkether of Dyersville, Iowa; seven grandchildren: Tyler and Tony McDowell, Lauren Vito, Rachel and Logan Fettkether, Riley Olson and Macy Mommer; two brothers, Donald (Bonnie) Fettkether of Dyersville, Iowa and Dr. Kenneth (Lois) Fettkether of Marengo, Iowa. He was preceded in death by his parents. Howard was born July 25, 1933 in Massilon Twp in Cedar County, Iowa, the son of Louis and Izel (Wolfe) Fettkether. He married Mary Alice Heisler January 23, 1965 in St. Clements Catholic Church in Bankston, Iowa. Howard was a cream hauler and buttermaker for Hickory Valley Creamery from 1950 to 1966. In 1966 he began employment with Peoples Natural Gas until his retirement on April 1, 1993. He was a life member and Past Commander of the VFW Post 7736 of New Vienna, IA.