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“Pat, we want to express our deepest sympathy to you and your family on the loss of your loved one. I worked with Albert a couple of times at Parker...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: LaMar & Cindy Brandenburg - Wells, MN

“We are sorry for your loss. We enjoyed visiting with him. ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Jim & Kandy Badje - IA

“Judy, Al and Family: Sending our sympathy to you. May you cherish the memories of your dad and grandfather. Chuck and Yvonne Cory ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Yvonne Cory - Easton

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. I really enjoyed Al at coffee time, he was always such a pleasure to be around. God Bless you...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Jodell Oelke - Blue Earth, MN

“I have many fun memories of waiting on Al at the CK-- He and my grandpa camp were part of the 3:00 dice shakers and they always made my day. What a...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: John and Jessica Wagner - MN

“We just learned of Al's passing. Our deepest sympathy to your family. I will always remember Al back to when I was quite young and running the...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Tim and Susan Gudal - Bricelyn, MN

“Dear Betty, Pat & Judy and all your families, We extend our sympathy to each of you!! Life always seems to fly bye so quickly and yet he outlived...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Ron & Mary Hogstad - Frost, MN

“Pat, just thinking of you during this time of losing your father, hope the thoughts of others help you and your family through. Wishing all of you...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Rich Findley

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of sorrow, while still celebrating the great life that Al lived. He is finally home with our Lord...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Travis and Angie Stallkamp - IA

“My Sympathy to you 3 Ladies & your families. Albert was quit the Albert! I shared some good "coffee time" with Albert over the years. When I opened...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Cindy Lyon - Blue Earth, MN

“Dearest Betty, Pat, Judy & families: So sad to hear of Al's passing - my deepest sympathies to you and your families. What a good neighbor and friend...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Roxy Mortvedt - Mankato, MN

“Pat,Judy,Jenni, Sorry to hear of the passing of your Dad and Grandpa. Living so close to him, I really only have a memory of his Team of Horses he...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Bridgette (Ehrich) Heenan - MN


Albert John Fenske, age 86, of Blue Earth, died Friday, December 28, 2012 at Parker Oaks in Winnebago. Memorial services will be held at 4:00 PM on Sunday, December 30, 2012 at Patton Funeral Home, 400 E. 14th Street in Blue Earth with Rev. Janet Crissinger-Clark officiating. Visitation will be from 2:00 until service time at the funeral home on Sunday. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Blue Earth. Web tributes may left for the family at www.pattonfh.com. Albert John Fenske, the son of Fredrick H. and Vernie M. (Pearson) Fenske was born on April 15, 1926 in Blue Earth. Albert grew up on a farm near Frost. He attended country school and High School in Frost. At the age of 17, during WW II he joined the Marine Corps; he was in the 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Regiment, 3rd Battalion, I company. He saw action in Okinawa where he was wounded and received the purple heart. He was discharged on November 2, 1945. Albert was a life member of the DAV, VFW and American Legion for 65 years. After being discharged he lived in Denver, Colorado where he met Betty J. Brown and they were married on July 17, 1948. They returned to Minnesota where they actively farmed for 43 years. Those who celebrate Albert's life and morn his passing include his wife of 64 years, Betty Fenske of Blue Earth, daughter Patricia (Merrill) Smith of Blue Earth, daughter, Judith (Allen) Prestegard of Blue Earth, five grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren; brother, Ronald (Anna) Fenske of Amery, Wisconsin and several nieces and nephews. Albert was preceded in death by his parents, son-Fredrick Allen and his sister and her husband, Violet & Pat Pedelty.