Funeral Services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at Abounding Joy Lutheran Church in St. Cloud for William M. “Bill” Feist Jr., age 88 of St. Cloud who passed away on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at the St. Cloud Hospital. Reverend Tom Wright officiated. Burial was at St. Joseph’s Parish Cemetery in Waite Park with full military honors. Visitation was held from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud and one hour prior to services on Saturday at the church.
Bill was born on November 24, 1929 in Hazel Run to William Sr. and Tillie (Lee) Feist. He served honorably in the United States Air Force. Bill married Wanda Moen on October 3, 1959 in Watertown, South Dakota. He worked in plumbing/ heating and sheet metal for many years. He was a member of Abounding Joy Lutheran Church in St. Cloud and a member of the Honor Guard for the Hazel Run American Legion. Bill enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, flower gardening, working on projects, and puzzles. He especially loved the time spent with his family and friends.
Bill is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Wanda; children, Brad (Nellie) of Rogers, Sheila (Mick) Hopke of St. Augusta, Troy of St. Cloud; Lynda (Clair) Wilson of St. Bonifacius; grandchildren, Jaclyn Feist, John (Heather) Feist, Jerrod Feist, Chad (Sue) Wilson, and Traci Wilson; great-grandchildren, Joshua Feist, Molly Feist, and Lexi Wilson; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters and brothers, Lucille Feist, Delores Feist, Gretchen Dotseth, Gloria Olson, Gerald Feist, Jim Feist, and Darlene Christopherson. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred. Arrangements with Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud.