Marie Helen, nee Kaesberg, Fietsam, 78, of New Athens, IL; born December 1, 1934 in New Athens, IL; passed away on Tuesday, January 01, 2013 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville, IL.
Mrs. Fietsam was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Agatha Catholic Church. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed gardening and being outdoors.
She was preceded in death by her parents – William and Mary, nee Schinzing, Kaesberg. 6 brothers and 3 sister.
She is survived by her husband Vernon “Doss” Fietsam whom she married on February 19, 1955 in New Athens, IL. Her children – Tina (James) Clarke of Tallahassee, FL; Kim (Denise) Fietsam of New Athens, IL; Diane (Brad) Warnecke of New Athens, IL. 10 grandchildren. 1 sister – Pauline Moulter of Chicago, IL.
Memorials may be made to St. Agatha Catholic School or in the form of masses.
Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL on Thursday, January 3, 2013 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm (Rosary service at 5:00pm) and on Friday, January 4, 2013 from 9:00am to 9:30am.
Services: A Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Agatha Catholic Church in New Athens, IL on January 4, 2013 at 10:00am with Father James Nall officiating.
Interment: Burial will be held at St. Agatha Catholic Cemetery in New Athens, IL.
Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL is in charge of arrangements.