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I am deeply sorry at the unexpected news of Elaine passing. To her family ,my deepest condolences. I will miss her, her sharp mind, her kindness and good humor. I pray for her soul and her grieving family .

Posted by: Lydia Hoff    Jan 30, 2013

I'm so sorry to hear of your mother's death. I taught with her at Negaunee High School for ten years. We were good friends.I always remember her starting the Thursday Iron Skillet and the wonderful meals she had her students prepare and serve us teachers. She was a great lady and now will be united once again with John. I wish my wife and I could be with you at the funeral, but we are presently on our way to Florida. We will keep all of you in our prayers.

Posted by: Keith and Judy DeFant    Jan 30, 2013

To our very dear family, the Fassbenders ~ Bill and I are sorry to hear about this sad news. Your mom sent a beautiful Christmas picture with her card as she was so very proud of her family. We live outide of DC and cannot get to Marquette at this time, but our thoughts are with all of you. Last year every time Bill and I drove past your mom's house, she just returned from grocery shopping so Bill and

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Posted by: Dorais, Diane & Bill    Jan 30, 2013

My sincere condolences to the family of Elaine Fassbender. Mrs. Fassbender was my Food and Nutrition teacher in Negaunee my senior year of high school. (1981). We developed a wonderful relationship that year. She came to my home graduation party and gave me a cookbook in which I still have. I moved away to attend college after graduation and have never lived in the area, however I visit. I have thought of Mrs Fassbender often and convey stories about her

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Posted by: Mark Trewhella    Jan 30, 2013

My deepest sympathy goes out to your family on the loss of your mom and grandmother. I worked for your dad at NMU a long time ago and he always spoke so lovingly of your mother. She organized a farewell party when I left there and she and your dad came to visit us when I my daughter was just a couple months old. We also were in Lenten groups together and that friendship continued whenever our paths crossed. I

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Posted by: Kathy Pesola    Jan 30, 2013

Very sorry to hear about your mom's passing. I have such fond memories of her and your family at your house growing up. Loved your grandmother too. Missing all of you especially at this sad time and hope we can stay in touch with each other. -Thinking of you. -Gretchen (Muelle) Ikkala

Posted by: Gretchen Ikkala    Jan 30, 2013

Mrs. Fassbender was teacher to my children at Negaunee Schools and so well liked by all...Lovely lady, so sorry for her family. you are all in my prayers..Patricia Malette

Posted by: Patricia Malette    Jan 29, 2013

Hey Linda,Lisa,Mari,Gabrielle,Barth,Jay I Bought a Sympathy for you all on January 28th so I will Give It to you on Saturday at The Funeral Home so If you need anything before Saturday please call me Right away.Love you all Love Lisa Roshak

Posted by: Lisa    Jan 29, 2013

I'm so sorry about your mom. My mom and I talked to her a year or so ago at the grocery store and as usual, she was so upbeat and fun! I haven't seen you in years Lisa, but hope you know my thoughts and prayers are with you and Linda and the rest of the family. She was a wonderful lady who will be missed! Much love to you all... xoxoxo

Posted by: Cathy Altmann Schweig    Jan 29, 2013

To the Fassbender Family:

Our sympathies to you on your loss. we have know her for many years through church activities.
Sorry we will not be here for the services an we will be out of town.
You are in our thoughts and prayers.


Kay and Gordy LeDuc

Posted by: Gordy and Kay LeDuc - Marquette, MI - Friends   Jan 25, 2013