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Susan M. Fiegle

Susan M. Fiegle

Susan M. Fiegle, 73, of Washburn, passed away on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at St. Mary's Hospital in Duluth, Minn. with her loving family by her side. She was born June 27, 1940, in Midlothian, Ill., the daughter of Prokop and Phyllis (Lees) Skoczylas.

Sue graduated from Midlothian High School in 1958. She worked as a licensed Beautician in Midlothian for many years. She married Robert Fiegle on Jan. 15, 1972, in Hazel Crest, Ill. and they moved to Washburn in 1975. Sue worked for Memorial Medical Center in Ashland until her retirement in 2004.

Sue enjoyed sewing, crocheting, painting and fishing. She had many memorable camping trips and times spent at the cabin on Ruth Lake in Iron River. Above all she loved being with her family. She will be deeply missed.

She is survived by her husband, Robert Fiegle; five children, Larry Bettenhausen, Diana (James) Clemmons, Donnie Fiegle, Darryl (Amy) Fiegle and Rebecca (Don Porter) Fiegle; and eight grandchildren, Amanda (Fred) Simons, Chase King, Mackenzie King, Hanna King, Gabe Clemmons, twins Michael and Ruby Fiegle and Sam Fiegle.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Phillip Bettenhausen.

A celebration of Sue's life will be held from 6-8 p.m., Friday, April 25, at the Bratley Funeral Home in Washburn. Interment will be held at the Woodland Cemetery in Washburn.

Arrangements are by Bratley Funeral Home of Washburn. View the obituary online or sign the guestbook at