Vernon J. Fait, 94, Mosinee, died Saturday, August 27, 2022, at Rib Lake Health Services.
He was born April 30, 1928, the son of the late Stanley and Mary (Pitra) Fait.
Vernon worked as a veneer inspector at Roddis before going into the Army in 1950. He served in Korea until 1952 and was a member of the Army Reserve until 1956 when he was honorably discharged. After returning from Korea, he went to college in River Falls to become a teacher. He majored in Agriculture. Then he received a degree from Stout for Industrial Arts. He also was a certified Driver’s education instructor.
He married Adeline Loss at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Stratford on August 21, 1956. They made their home in Spencer where he taught for 30 years. While teaching, he was an advisor for the FFA and built the press boxes, concession stand and ticket booth for the high school athletic field. After his retirement from full-time teaching, he continued to teach Driver’s education until 2011. When he retired from teaching at the Spencer Public School, Vernon and Adeline moved to Mosinee, Wisconsin.
He is survived by his wife, Adeline Fait; his son, Gary Fait; his daughter, Renee Fait; his daughter in-law, Linda Fait; his grandchildren, Jessica Bell, Jason Fait, Holley Dornfeld, and Stacey Karn; eight great-grandchildren; his sister in-law, Ramona Fait; and his brothers, Marvin Fait and Dennis Fait.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Stanley and Mary Fait; his son, Mitchele Fait; his father in-law, Anton Loss; his mother in-law, Agnes (Joswiak) Loss; his brothers, Stanley and Donald Fait; his brothers in-law, Emil Weiland, Sylvester Fellenz, John Loss, and James Loss; and his sisters in-law, Irene Fellenz, Victoria Graff, and Joan Fait.
Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Friday, September 2, 2022, at St. Paul Catholic Church, Mosinee. The Rev. Donald Meuret will officiate. Visitation will take place from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service, all at the church. Burial will be at St. Paul Cemetery, Mosinee. Beste Funeral Home, Mosinee is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.bestefh.com.