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Carol (Szolach) Fiegel

December 31, 1942 ~ January 9, 2019 (age 76)

Carol Fiegel, wife, mother, grandmother and friend, left this earth at 7:05 PM on Wednesday, January 9, 2019.  She was welcomed home by her parents and brothers, Jerry, Joseph and Gary “Boomer”.

Carol was born December 31, 1942 to the late Walter and Julia (Fornal) Szolach.  She married the love of her life, Gary “Buck” Fiegel, on October 13, 1962.  They were childhood sweethearts and the very definition of what true love is.  Together they raised four children who she is survived by, Don (Nancy) Fiegel of New Knoxville, Ohio, Ty (Nikki) Fiegel of Van Wert, Dawn (Carl) Hoffman of Van Wert and Stacy (Brian) Miller of Convoy, Ohio; her 10 grandchildren and three great grandchildren were her pride and joy; a brother, Jim Szolach; and a sister, Nancy Szolach.

She worked for over 20 years in the deli at Pick-N-Save in Van Wert until she retired in 2012.

A memorial to celebrate Carol’s life will be held Wednesday, January 16, 2019 with visitation hours from 2:00-5:00 PM at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home with dinner to immediately follow at the American Legion Post 178, Van Wert.

In lieu of flowers preferred memorials may be made to the Van Wert Council on Aging, 220 Fox Road, Van Wert, Ohio 45891.

Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory is handling the arrangements.  Online condolences may be expressed at

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