Eloise Flossie Fielhaber, 79, of Camp Verde died August 30, 2012 at her home. She was born September 16, 1932 in Ethan, South Dakota, the daughter of Frank William Durkee and Wyhola Durkee. She grew up on a farm near Brookings, South Dakota where she was a graduate of Brookings, South Dakota schools. Mrs. Fielhaber worked in homecare and was a wonderful and beloved caregiver.
She is lovingly remembered as a wonderful wife and companion, raising two children and assisting her husband in his endeavors. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, keeping her home neat, painting and many other useful endeavors. Eloise’s faith in God was an inspiration to all who knew her.
Mrs. Fielhaber was preceded in death by her parents, a brother Paul and a sister Helen Martin.
She is survived by her husband William John “Bill” Fielhaber of 61 years; son William “Billy” Allen Fielhaber (Carol) of North Dakota; daughter Linda Marie Fielhaber of Texas; a sister Lietha Marie Davies (Robert) of Oregon; half sisters Jennell Sylte (Curtis), June Bowers (Carroll) and Geneva Durkee; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, Willy (Tania), Crystal Frey (Lance); great-grandchildren Molly and Maizy Frey and Wynn Fielhaber as well as beloved nephews and nieces and friends.
A Funeral service was held in Westcott Funeral Home on Wednesday September 5, 2012. An online guestbook is available at www.westcottfuneralhome.com.
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