Edmen A. Fanta, age 89 years, of Sparta and formerly of Hillsboro, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013 at the Morrow Home in Sparta.
He was born on Aug. 11, 1924 on the family farm in the Town of Forest, Vernon County, Wisconsin to Frank and Annie (Hardy) Fanta.
Edmen farmed on the home farm most of his life and later moved into Hillsboro with his mother and worked in carpentry. He also enjoyed fishing and hunting.
Survivors include two sisters, Helen Webb of Sparta and Julie (Ron) Martin of Missouri; nieces, Sandra (Ron) Tripp and Christine (Keith) King, both of Tomah; nephews, Don Martin and Mike Martin. He was preceded in death by his Parents; sister, Josephine; brother-in-law, Harold Webb, niece, Sharon Wappler and an infant niece.
Funeral Services were held on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013 at 1 p.m. at the Picha Funeral Home in Hillsboro, with Rev. Isaac Fleming officiating. Burial was in the Mount Vernon Cemetery in Hillsboro. Friends called at the Picha Funeral Home in Hillsboro on Monday from 12 to 1 p.m.
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