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Bessie G Fjelsted

November 14, 1921 ~ June 28, 2019 (age 97)

     Bessie G. Fjelsted, 97, of Dover passed away on Friday, June 28, 2019 at the Delaware Hospice Facility in Milford, DE.  Bess was born November 14, 1921 in LaCrosse, Wisconsin.

     She was a devoted Air Force wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother.  Her passion was reading and it was a huge void in her life when she lost her sight.

     Bess is survived by her brother Ken Sanders of Rockford, Illinois;  son Dan Fjelsted and wife Renee Fjelsted; daughter Vicki Fields and husband Jim Fields; granddaughters Danree Heath and husband Curtis Heath, Dawn Kohland and husband Lucky Kohland; great granddaughters Kassidy Kohland and Leeann Myers and husband Alex Myers; great grandson Cody Rash and wife Amber Rash; great great granddaughters Rhylee Myers, Allie Myers and Amelia Rash; her dear friend Mary D’Annunzio, who was by her side every day. She was preceded in death by her husband Marquis A. Fjelsted (Lt Col retired) and her brothers Syd, Charles, Roger and Ralph Sanders.

     Services will be private and in lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.  Our family appreciated the care and compassion of everyone at the Milford Hospice Facility.  Online condolences may be made via www.pippinfuneralhome.com. 

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