Russell Claude Fero,Whitewater, WI, (1932-2014)
September 28, 1932 - February 1, 2014
Russell Claude Fero, 81, of Whitewater, WI, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 at Fairhaven Senior Living in Whitewater, WI. Russell was born on Sept. 28, 1932, in Lima Center, WI, to Claude and Dorothy (Matzke) Fero. Russell graduated from Whitewater High School. On April 10, 1954, Russell married Enid Sietz in DuBuque, IA. He worked for 10 years as a carpenter for Marquardt Builders and then worked for over 29 years for the City of Whitewater Parks and Recreation, retiring in 1995. Russell enjoyed woodworking, old cars and arts and crafts.
Russell is survived by his two sons; Jeffrey (Jean) Fero of Sussex, WI, and James (Jackie) Fero of Whitewater; grandchildren: Lyndley Fero of Fort Atkinson, Jessica Fero of Whitewater, Andy (Carol) Fero of Menomonee Falls, WI, Jared (Lisa) Fero of West Allis, WI, Alison Fero of Sussex, WI; great-grandchildren: Jonathan Fero, Audrina Sauter and Maxwell Fero; step-grandchildren, Marissa and Robert; step-great-grandchildren: Cade, Mason and Noah; sister-in-law, Beverly Fero of Whitewater; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014 at 1 p.m. at FIRST ENGLISH LUTHERAN CHURCH, Whitewater, WI, with Rev. Jerald Wendt officiating. Burial will take place at Hillside Cemetery, Whitewater, WI. Friends may call at the CHURCH on Wednesday, Feb., 5, 2014 from 11 a.m. until the time of the service.
As an expression of sympathy, you may wish to consider memorials to Touched by a Paw, Rainbow Hospice, First English Lutheran Church or to Fairhaven Senior Living.
THE NITARDY FUNERAL HOME, Whitewater, WI, is assisting the family, www.nitardyfuneralhome.com