Dustin "Dusty" Fedder, age 27, of Ormsby, died on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at the Mayo Clinic Health Care System-St. James. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, March 25, 2013 at the St. James Catholic Church in St. James with Father Thien Nguyen as celebrant. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in St. James. Visitation was Sunday at Sturm Funeral Home in St. James from 4:30 to 8 p.m. and will be at the church one hour before services on Monday. A Christian Mothers Rosary will be recited at 4pm Sunday at the funeral home. You may send the family condolences online at www.sturmfh.com. Arrangements are with Sturm Funeral Home in St. James.
Dustin Ross Fedder was born May 20th, 1985, son of John Fedder and Christine (Rathman) Grove. He graduated from Martin County West High School in 2003. After graduation Dusty worked for Nuway, then GCC where he has been employed since 2007. He was currently manager at the Jackson plant. Dustin bought a home in Ormsby where he lived with his dog Febbie. Dustin was a wonderful
son, brother, grandson, uncle, cousin, and friend to many. He cared about everyone he knew and was always there to lend a helping hand or ear to listen. Dusty had been a proud member of the Ormsby fire department since 2003, and had served as fire chief for 4 years. He was also an EMT, first responder, and part of the St. James Ambulance Service. Helping people is what he really loved to do. Dusty enjoyed spending his free time with his family and friends, and his cherished dog. Wherever Dusty went, Febbie did too. She rode front seat right next to him in the truck. He was always cracking jokes and putting a smile to everyone’s face. He will be truly
missed by everyone in his life.
Left to Cherish in his memory are his parents, John Fedder, of Truman, Christine Grove and her husband Craig, of Ormsby; brother Cody Fedder and fiancé Kari Karschnik, of Mountain Lake; sisters Kylee Fedder and fiancé Jordan Garbers, of Welcome, Nicole Fedder of Welcome; Stepsister, Harlie Grove of Mountain Lake; Stepbrother, Blake Grove, of Ormsby; Grandparents Helmuth and Doris Fedder, of Truman, and Francis and Phyllis Wagner, of Ormsby; Nephews Preston Karschnik, of Mountain Lake, and Mathew Hartle; as
well as many aunts, uncles and cousins.
He is preceded in death by his great-grandparents Sylvester and Marjorie Rathman.