Cleo Fixsen


Cleo FixsenCleo Ann Fixsen, age 85 of Redwood Falls, formerly of Morgan, passed away May 29, 2019 at Wood Dale Nursing Home in Redwood Falls.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:30 am Friday, May 31, 2019 at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Redwood Falls.  Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service at church. Interment will be in the St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery in Morgan. Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Cleo was born December 14, 1933 to Alphonse and Clara (Bruckbauer) Neudecker in Clements MN. She graduated from St. Mary’s Catholic High School in Sleepy Eye. Cleo was baptized and confirmed at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Clements. She was united in marriage to Robert “Bob” Fixsen October 8, 1956 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Cleo had a passion for cooking and serving her food to friends and family. Everything she made was from scratch. Her specialties were German Potato Salad and Stuffing. As Cleo’s relatives began to age, she became a caregiver to them. She was a member at St. Michael’s Catholic Church and was a helper with the serving group. When Cleo moved from Morgan to Redwood Falls, she became a member at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church. Cleo enjoyed living and working on the family farm, gardening, canning, baking, and sewing. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family on holidays and at family gatherings. Cleo will be deeply missed for her quiet, kind, and gentle spirit.

Cleo is survived by her children Denise Bahr of Redwood Falls and Joleen MacHolda of Redwood Falls; grandchildren Shannon (Nate) Leininger of Miltona, Jason Bahr of Redwood Falls, Derek (Fiancee Anna) MacHolda of Morgan and Jenna (Jeff) Speicher of Marian, IN; great grandchildren Brayden, Declan Speicher, Taylor Mann and Kayden Leininger; great great grandson Taevyn Mann; and many other family and friends.  She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Bob, and brothers Donald and Dennis Neudecker.


  1. Sandy Straumann says

    So sorry for your loss

  2. Dan, Marie, and Lily says

    Very sorry for your loss. God bless your entire family. Cleo will be tremendously missed

  3. Theresa Dittbenner says

    Sorry for your loss, your mother was always so kind and sweet. I enjoyed spending days on the farm with your family. Hugs and my deepest sympathy.
    Theresa Larsen Dittbenner

  4. Ron and Mary Revier says

    So sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. Our deepest Sympathy and prayers go out to your families at this sad time.

  5. Kathy Rejsek says

    So sorry for your loss. Your mom was always happy and treated your friends like family. Like you said she was also a good cook. No one left her table hungry. You all have my deepest sympathy. Kathy (Domeier) Rejsek

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