Plainview Chapel
57 3rd Street SW
Plainview, MN 55964
507-534-2003
Eyota Chapel
115 South Ave.
Eyota, MN 55934
507-545-2020
Obituaries 2019
Wilmer H. Fieseler, age 92, passed away peacefully with family at his side
on December 26, 2020 at Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield, MN.
Wilmer was born September 15, 1928 to William H. and Florence M. (Mills)
Fieseler in Ruthven, IA. On January 16, 1949 Wilmer married LaVon M.
Griggs in IA. They farmed in north central IA and in 1956 moved to a farm
south of Eyota, MN. Together they farmed and raised six sons. They later
divorced. On October 24, 1992 Wilmer married Phyliss Cowden. They made
their home in Pleasant Grove Township, MN. Wilmer is survived by his sister
Ruth Gray of Tilden, NE, and his six sons: Stanley of Spencer, IA, Larry
(Marlys), Eugene (Diane), Mark (Shirley Clausen), William (Denise), Kevin
(Karen) all of Eyota, 11 grandchildren, and 24 great grandchildren, 3 great-
great grandchildren. Wilmer was preceded in death by siblings Anna Irene
Gibb, Edward, Robert, Marion, Donald, Joan Marie Nelson-Haas, and
Phyllis. Also preceding him in death were LaVon (Griggs) Fieseler and
Phyliss (Cowden) Fieseler. In addition to farming Wilmer was employed for
many years at Dahlen Trucking of Rochester, MN and at Hammell
Equipment of Chatfield, MN until his retirement. Wilmer will be remembered
for his sense of humor, his lively spirit, and love for his family. A private
memorial service for immediate family will be held at Our Savior’s Lutheran
Church of Eyota, MN January 2, 2021. Burial will be in the Crown Hill
Cemetery in Ruthven, IA at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts can
be made to The National Youth Gathering Christian Education to WWW.
OURSAVIORSEYOTA.org or a charity of your choice.
Schad & Zabel Funeral Home in Eyota is assisting the family with
arrangements. schadandzabelfuneralhomes.com