Funeral services set for Chester firefighter who died on duty

The Lake County volunteer firefighter who died in the line of duty has been identified as 67-year-old Fred Fedeler of Chester. He was a member of the Chester Volunteer Fire Department.

Lake County Emergency Managemer Kody Keefer says Fedeler suffered a medical emergency while on the scene of a hog containment structure fire. CPR was started at the scene, and an on-site ambulance transported him to the Madison Hospital where he passed away.

Fedeler served on the Chester Fire Department for 17-years.

The funeral service for Fedeler is set for 10:30 Saturday morning in the Chester Area School Gym.


April 26, 2023