Elwin L. “Fudd” Fedie, age 84 of Durand, died Sunday, November 24, 2019 at the Plum City Care Center in Plum City.
Fudd was born on August 9, 1935 in the Town of Canton, rural Buffalo County. He was the son of Albert and Agnes (Anibas) Fedie. Fudd grew up on the family farm and attended Sacred Heart School in Lima. After high school, Fudd took a job with Northern States Power (NSP), now Xcel Energy, as a meter reader. He retired in 1993 after 36 years with Xcel Energy. Fudd was married to Barbara Ann Gund for 21 years and to Diane Talford for 20 years. Fudd was active in the community, serving with the Durand Fire Department, Durand Municipal Ambulance Service, Durand City Council and Pepin County Board. He was also an EMT Instructor for Chippewa Valley Technical College.
Fudd enjoyed going fishing, golfing, playing cards and softball.
Fudd is survived by his children; Scott (Peggy) of Egan, MN, Brad (Peggy) of Boscobel and Laurie Fedie-Kohls of St. Cloud, step-daughters; Jill (Scott)Wilson of Farmington, MN and Amy (Brian) Stern, Eden Prairie, MN, four grandchildren; Joshua, Jessica, Lindsay and Kylie, one brother; Felix (Jacquie) of Altoona, one sister; Rosemary Achenbach of Menomonie, one sister-in-law; Delores Fedie of Mondovi, one brother-in-law; Dave Radle of LaGrange, IN, nieces, nephew, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, one brother; Gerald Fedie and one sister; Margaret Ann Radle.
Funeral Mass will be 11:00AM Friday, November 29, 2019 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Durand with Rev. Emmanuel Asamoah-Bekoe officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be from 10:00AM until the time of services at the church on Friday.
Rhiel Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Durand, is serving the family.