Maxine E. Fearing, 79

Maxine Emelie Fearing, age 79, of Annandale, formerly of Howard Lake, died Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, at the Annandale Care Center.

Memorial services will take place Saturday, Jan. 27 at noon at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Annandale, with visitation one hour prior to the service. The Rev. Dave Nelson will officiate.

The urn bearers will be Chris Zeidler, Heather Frederick, Zac Sykora, and Noah Fearing.

Arrangements are entrusted with Dingmann Funeral Care Burial & Cremation Services of Annandale. Obituary, guestbook and video tribute are online at www.dingmannfuneral.com.

Maxine was born March 6, 1938, in Madelia, the daughter of Harry and Lillian (Frey) Kriesch. She grew up in Madelia, graduating with the class of 1956 from Madelia High School.

Maxine moved to Howard Lake in 1971, where she worked at Gage Letter Shop as a machine operator for over 20 years.

In 2001, Maxine retired and moved to Annandale. She loved to be with her grandchildren, and was a friend to many.

Maxine is survived by her children, Cindy (Bruce) Zeidler of Eagle Bend, Diane (Greg) Schulte of Arvada, CO, Hope (Todd) Sykora of Annandale, and Keith Fearing of Howard Lake; brother Gerald (Darla) Kriesch of Howard Lake; 14 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, family, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Lillian Kriesch; and a brother, Donald Kriesch.

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