Fae Belschner, 89, of Oelwein passed away on Friday June 23, 2017. Visitation will be from 4-7 PM on Friday June 30, 2017 at the Geilenfeld Funeral Home. Funeral services will begin at 11:00 AM on Saturday July 1, 2017 at Zion Lutheran Church in Oelwein with Pastor Patricia Shaw officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date.
Fae Arlene Belschner was born in Sumner on April 6, 1928 to parents Wallace and Della (Lockie) Robertson. She graduated from Sumner High School with the class of 1945. On September 14, 1947 she was united in marriage with Harold Belschner in Sumner. They resided in Oelwein, where she was employed with First National Bank, retiring in 1993.
Fae enjoyed sewing, golfing, reading, playing cards and especially time with her family. She was a long time member of Zion Lutheran Church where she served on several committees. She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and spent several years volunteering at Grandview Nursing Home and Oelwein Healthcare Center.
Fae is survived by her son Steven (Karen King) Belschner of Ely; her grandchildren: Judson (Brenda) Freeman, Nathaniel (Melissa) Freeman, Jamie (Paul) Harmon, James (Andrea) Belschner, Matthew Belschner, Derek (Caitie) Belschner and Ashley Petersen; and her 15 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Harold; her son Craig Belschner; her daughter Colleen Altstadt; her sisters: Evelyn (Laurence) Dilley and Beverly (Dale) Buehler; and her brother Robert Robertson in infancy.