Feb. 12, 1942 - Feb. 13, 2014
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ELKHART - Charles "Butch" Fiedler, 72, of Elkhart, IN, passed away on February 13, 2014, suffering a heart attack. Butch was born on February 12, 1942, in Mishawaka, IN, to Charles and Myrtle (Matz) Fiedler. Butch is survived by his son, Charles "Rusty" Fiedler of Kentucky, a sister, Sharon Todd, and a brother, Donald (Tina) Fiedler, all of Mishawaka, along with many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. Butch was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Nancy Lawson. Butch was 1960 graduate of Mishawaka High School and served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves for 12 years. He ran many marathons in the area and Michigan and he was an avid Notre Dame football fan. Butch was always there when needed. He helped not only family but his neighbors. He volunteered at the First Brethren Church in Elkhart at their food pantry and dinners. Family and friends may call on Wednesday, February 19, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Bubb Funeral Chapel, 3910 N. Main Street, Mishawaka, where funeral services will also be at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, with burial to follow at Fairview Cemetery in Mishawaka.
Published in South Bend Tribune on Feb. 16, 2014