Michael Gene Fasching, age 62, of Hutchinson, Minnesota passed away Monday, September 12, 2016, at his home in Hutchinson.
Funeral Services will be held Friday, September 16, 2016, at 11:00 A.M. at the Christ the King Lutheran Church in Hutchinson.
Visitation will be held Thursday, September 15, 2016, from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. and will continue Friday from 8:00 – 9:00 A.M. at the Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel and one hour prior to the service at the church.
Michael Gene Fasching was born on March 28, 1954, in Bremerton, Washington. He was the son of Wilford and Francis (Knick) Fasching. Michael was baptized as an infant and was later confirmed in his faith as a youth. He received his education in Silver Lake, and was a graduate of the Silver Lake High School Class of 1972.
Michael entered active military service in the United States Army on June 15, 1972, and served his country during Vietnam. He was released from active duty on June 2, 1975, and continued to serve his country in the Army Reserves. He received an Honorable Discharge on March 23, 1978, at St. Louis, Missouri, and achieved the rank of SP5.
Michael’s marriage to Linda Bastin was blessed with three sons, Josh, Dustin and Nathan. Michael met, Barbara Doherty in 1990, and together they shared many years of happiness. Michael and Barbara resided in Hutchinson.
Michael held employment at Glencoe Coop, Hutchinson Technology Inc. (HTI), and Lakes Gas Company. He retired from Lakes Gas Company in 2014. He was a member of the Crow River Country Club.
Michael’s favorite past times were golfing and spending time on his land up north in Moose Lake, Minnesota. He also enjoyed motorcycling. Michael especially enjoyed spending time with his family, grandchildren and friends.
Michael passed away peacefully on Monday, September 12, 2016 with family at his side, at his home in Hutchinson, at the age of 62 years.
Blessed be his memory.
Michael is survived by his:
Fiancée, Barbara Doherty of Hutchinson, MN;
Children, Josh Fasching and his wife, Katie of Lakeville, MN,
Dustin Fasching and his girlfriend, Kim of Jacksonville, NC,
Nathan “Tater” Fasching and his girlfriend, Tami of Hutchinson, MN,
Tammy St. Sauver and her husband, Brett of McGregor, MN,
Tiffany Schooler and her husband, Jason of Hutchinson, MN,
Jesse Doherty and his significant other, Lacie of Denver, CO,
Christopher Doherty and his significant other, Brooke of St. Paul, MN,
Gene Doherty and his wife, Jennifer of Independence, MN;
Grandchildren, Simley Fasching, Rashan Fasching, Jordan Fasching, Jackson Schooler, Jorja Schooler, William Schooler, Wesley Schooler, Nicholas St. Sauver, Kyrra Farenbaugh, Elliot Doherty, Murphy Doherty;
Mother, Francis Knick of Hutchinson, MN;
Siblings, Barb Alsleben and her husband, Sid of Hutchinson, MN,
Joyce Teubert of Glencoe, MN,
A.J. Fasching and his wife, Electra of Bolder City, NV;
Many Nieces, Nephews, other relatives and friends.
Michael is preceded in death by his: Father, Vern Knick; Brother-In-Law, Joel Teubert
Shari Compton says
My deepest sympathies to Mikes family. My heart weeps with your loss.
Amy M Benson-DeMeo says
Wishing you peace and comfort. And wishing you the courage to face the days ahead. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers <3
Shari Compton says
My heart weeps for Mike’s family and friends left behind.
my heart smiles for his entrance into heaven ?
shari compton says
My heart weeps for family and friends left behind
but rejoices for Mike’s entrance into heaven ?
Kim Lindstrom says
Barb and families, Greg and I are so sorry to hear of Mike’s passing. We so wish we could be there to give you hugs in person, but we have plans that were put in place a year ago. Just know that we are here for you and sending lots of hugs and kisses to you all at this very hard time. Love you! Kim and Greg Lindstrom
Chuck Podrasky says
So sorry to learn of Mike’s passing. He was a great friend throughout high school. He’ll be in our prayers.