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Durwood Fiedler

Durwood D. Fiedler, 78, died July 12 at Asbury Park, Newton.

He was born June 23, 1933, in Peabody, to Fred W. and Olive (Gaede) Fiedler.

On Oct. 23, 1955, he married Carol J. Regier at Missionary Church, Elbing.

He was a retired machinist from Hay and Forage of Hesston and was a self-employed contractor and carpenter.

His parents; brothers Jerry and LaVern Fiedler; stepbrothers, Buddy and H. Eugene Cox; and a stepsister, Frances Thornhill, preceded him in death.

Survivors include his wife, Carol, of Newton; two sons, Brian of Wichita and Brandon of Newton; a daughter, Brenda Baker of Newton; a brother, Dennis of Beatrice, Neb.; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

A private family graveside service was at First Mission Church Cemetery, rural Elbing. A public memorial service will be planned later at Immanuel Baptist Church, Newton.

Memorials have been established with Immanuel Baptist Church and the Kidney Foundation in care of Petersen Funeral Home, 215 N Main St, Newton KS 67114.

Last modified July 21, 2011