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Oliver F. "Ollie" Fay Obituary


Dianne and Donna,

We wanted to extend our condolences to you and your family on the death of your father. May you find comfort in the lifelong memories you share.

Your friends and "family" at Marshall Elementary School


Posted by: Marshall Elementary School - Dubuque, IA - Friends of Family   Dec 06, 2012

Ollie will be sadly missed by the Mercy Housing Staff, Bishop Block, especially me. Ollie had worked for Steve Cook and I for several years as our part time maintenance staff. He brought so much laughfter to the building. He had a deep compassion for my daughter, as he called her blue eyes. She wrote potery, they clicked. Ollie and I followed each other in life until the last year. As I have re-located to Wisconsin in September. But, about

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Posted by: Julie Schmidt - Dubuque, IA - co-worker   Dec 06, 2012

Like most kids after school we, my brother Chuck and me would head to the frig for a snack. Once in a great while, three or four times, we would find a clever riddle, or laugh funny note. Thank you Uncle Ollie.
The Fay Boys are all together again, love them all.


Posted by: Kathy Winder - Janesville, IA - niece   Dec 06, 2012

Walking into one of Uncle Ollie's stores, I never had to ask where he was, I always followed the whistle!


Posted by: Patty (Fay) Jermeland - Northfield, MN - niece   Dec 05, 2012

Ollie was a second father to me growing up. Our families moved together, kind of, from Waukon to West Union and we siblings each had best friends. I will always remember egg hunts, hiking at Echo Valley, camping at Dutton's Cave, mushroom hunting, canoeing, the smell of coffee and bacon over an open campfire......a great person has finally reached his rewards in Heaven.


Posted by: Michael Hanson - Springfield, IL - camping buddy   Dec 05, 2012

One of my favorite memories of Uncle Ollie was what a great storyteller he was. He had The Scary Story that he told to all us kids when we went on family camping trips and no matter how many times we heard it, the end was always a "jump & scream". And his Brer Rabbit stories were classics. Bet he's up in Heaven right now regaling all those Little Angels in true storytelling mode.


Posted by: Cerise Fay Sissel - Clear Lake, IA - Niece   Dec 04, 2012