Craig Robert Fechter

September 13, 1976 ~ April 2, 2022 (age 45)


Craig Robert Fechter passed away unexpectedly at the age of 45 on Saturday, April 2nd, 2022, in Sacramento, California. As a native of Sacramento, he has lived here for most of his life. Craig was well-respected and well-loved by his family, friends, business associates, and community members. He was a devoted husband and father. He was an extremely loyal person with life-long childhood friends. 

Craig was the first of five children of David and Susan Fechter. He graduated from Folsom High School in 1994, from Sacramento State University with a BS in Accounting in 2001, and from Golden State University with a Masters in Taxation in 2012. He served a two-year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in El Salvador from 1997-1999. Craig started his own CPA firm, Fechter & Company CPAs, in 2005, which he rapidly expanded beyond the Sacramento region. Craig was very involved with his local church congregations, the Boy Scouts, and Big Brothers and Big Sisters.

He married his childhood love from kindergarten, Joanna Frangel, in June 2001. They have six beautiful children who were the focus of his life. He spent his time making memories with his family, including learning kung fu with his sons, trips to the beach, bike riding, and swimming. Craig is well-known for his sense of humor and his love of games, was a talented chess player, and enjoyed playing the piano.

Craig is survived by his wife, his six children, his parents and siblings, and will be missed by all who have known him.  Friends and family are invited to attend his funeral service on Friday, April 15, 2022 at 10am at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (2745 Eastern Ave, Sacramento, CA).  Interment following at Sacramento Memorial Lawn (6100 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA).  PRICE FUNERAL CHAPEL (916-725-2109), directors.

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Funeral Service
April 15, 2022

10:00 AM
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Eastern Ave. Chapel
2745 Eastern Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95821

Interment following funeral service
April 15, 2022

Sacramento Memorial Lawn
6100 Stockton Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95824

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