Joseph Henry Fecker
December 14, 1956 - February 25, 2017
Joseph Henry Fecker, 60, of Jonesville, passed away Saturday, February 25, 2017 at his home. He was born December 14, 1956 in Detroit to Henry and Alice "Pat" (Kummer) Fecker. Joe married Marianna Reitz on February 18, 1995 and she preceded him in death in 1997.
Joe graduated from Hillsdale High School in 1975 and retired as a guard for the Jackson State Prison. He was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church in Hillsdale. Joe was a thoroughbred race horse owner/trainer, civil war enthusiast and hunter. He also enjoyed baseball, hockey, and his Jack Russell, Molly. Joe's pride and joy was his beloved grandson, Anakin.
Survivors include two children, Whitney (Earl) Gesch of Livonia and Joseph (Maria) Fecker II of Orlando, Fl; one grandson, Anakin Gesch; mother, Alice "Pat" Fecker of Hillsdale; two sisters, Deb (Craig) Langs and Pamela Fecker and two brothers, Henry Fecker III and Timothy (Paige) Fecker.
In addition to his wife, Marianna, Joe was preceded in death by his father, Henry Fecker Jr.
A Mass for Joseph Henry Fecker will be Friday, March 3, 2017 at 11:00 AM at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Hillsdale with Fr. David Reamsnyder officiating. Luncheon to follow immediately after at St. Anthony. Arrangements are entrusted to Eagle Funeral Home in Jonesville.
Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.