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November 29, 1926 – Sunday, May 7, 2017

Service Information
Holy Trinity Catholic Church-Winsted, MN
Thursday, May 11, 2017
11:00 A.M.

Visitation Information
Chilson Funeral Home-Winsted, MN
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
4-8 P.M.

Knights of Columbus Rosary 5:00 P.M. Wednesday evening and a Parish Prayer Service at 7:30 P.M.
Further visitation Thursday morning 9:30-10:30 A.M. at the funeral home.

Edward Andrew Fasching, age 90, of Winsted passed away on Sunday, May 7th, 2017 at St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted.

He was born on November 29, 1926 in Winsted the son of Joseph & Appolonia (Stifter) Fasching.

On May 3, 1949 Edward A. Fasching and Irene M. Metkowski were joined in holy marriage. God blessed their marriage with seven children.

Ed engaged in farming for his whole lifetime.

He was a faithful, lifetime member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. Ed also belonged to the Knights of Columbus and was a 4th Degree Knight.

He was a past Board Member of The Farmer’s Elevator.

Ed restored two tractors and a Model A car. Ed enjoyed going to threshing shows and old farm equipment displays. He was fond of wood working, card playing, polka music and dancing. Ed loved being a father! He once said, “My job is being a farmer, my career is being a father.”

Survived by his loving wife: Irene M. Fasching; children: Cathy (Brian) Wolford of Winsted, Jeff (Mary) Fasching of Hutchinson, Colleen (Paul) Paurus of Cottage Grove, Lois Fasching of Winsted, Susan Sautel of Skokie, Illinois and Kristine (Brent) Sherman of Lino Lakes; daughter in law: Connie McTavish of Fridley; 20 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren; a brother Jack Fasching of California; sisters: Irene Otto of Lester Prairie, Grace Nolan of Maple Plain, Rose Mallak of New Ulm and Linda Ruhland of New Prague and other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by his parents, a son Paul Fasching, three brothers Bert, Fintan and Joe Fasching and by three sisters Clarina Mclnnes, Luella Kaczmarek and Marietta Nowak and granddaughter Valerie Paurus Ota.

A Concelebrated Mass of Christian Burial for Edward “Ed” Fasching will be held on Thursday, May 11th, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. Father Paul Schumacher and Father Mark Mallak (nephew) will be the Concelebrants.

Interment will follow at Holy Trinity Cemetery.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 10th from 4-8 P.M. at The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted. A Knights of Columbus Rosary will be recited at 5:00 P.M. and a Parish Prayer Service at 7:30 P.M. Further visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday morning, May 11th from 9:30-10:30 A.M.

Casket Bearers will be Neil Wolford, Kerri Fasching, Jacob Paurus, Brad Danielson, Eddie Sautel, Joshua Fasching and Cassie Sherman.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.

4 Guestbook Entries

  1. Rochelle and Kevin Davies

    We Davies share our sympathies and love across the miles during this sad time. It appears your Dad lived a wonderful full life filled with family and memories.

  2. April Fasching Crawford

    Sorry to hear the passing of this great man. Thank you for all the memories on the farm. My thoughts are with the family during this difficult time.

  3. Lisa Hagen

    My deepest sympathy to Ed’s family and friends. May he rest in peace. And may all your wonderful memories of Ed carry you through these difficult days ahead.

  4. edward and delrose fuchs

    Deep prayers bye Ed.


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