Lavinia M. Fellows, Omro, WI/formerly Janesville, WI (1928-2014)
August 19, 1928 - June 12, 2014
Lavinia Marcelena Fellows, age 85, of Omro, WI, and formerly of Janesville, died on Thursday, June 12, 2014, at the Omro Care Center. She was born in Janesville, on Aug. 19, 1928, the daughter of Fredrick and Clementina (Stocks) Krause. She married the love of her life, Harold O. Fellows, on Sept. 23, 1946, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Janesville. Lavinia worked at Parker Pen until her marriage, when she then stayed at home raising her children and was a Cub Scout Leader. She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church, serving on the Altar Guild, and enjoyed bird watching, jigsaw puzzles, gardening, and reading Harlequin Novels.
Lavinia is survived by her five children: David (Martha) Fellows, Joyce Wolf, Ron (Marie) Fellows, Cathy (DuWayne) Steurer, Karen (Matt) Sigmund; 15 grandchildren: Tammy Fellows, Mike (Jenny) Fellows, Jim Fellows, Joshua (Tish) Sheridan, Aaron (Jill) Sheridan, Meghan (Eric) Sheridan-Pollard, Brad (Loren) Fellows, Michelle (Rob) Partipilo, Jeff Fellows, Eric Fellows and Beth Fellows, Danielle Ziegler and Connor Steurer, Caleb (Mercedes) Sigmund, and Nathaniel Sigmund; and 15 great-grandchildren: Max, Abbey, Melanie, Henry, Amelia, Detric, Caroline, Sloan, Mercedes, Lexus, Zadis, Hailey, Octavia, Aidan, and Nyx. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and four siblings: Leo Krause, Florence Eulalia Maresch, Frieda Hallett, and Donald Krause.
A Funeral Service will be held at 12 p.m. on Monday, June 16, 2014, at FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH with Rev. David Andert officiating. A visitation will be held on Monday from 11 until 12 p.m. at the church. Interment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or the American Diabetes Association. SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY is assisting the family. For on-line condolences and registry: www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com