April 26, 2019


Martha J. “Polly” Feser, 80, of Buffalo, passed away April 26, 2019 at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, May 3 at 10 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Buffalo with Father Pete Johnson officiating. Burial will be at Willow Grove Cemetery with graveside services to follow. A vigil service will be Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Harness Funeral Home in Buffalo. Visitation will be at the Harness Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday from 1 to 9 p.m. Donations in Polly’s memory may be made to the Buffalo Senior Center in Care of the Harness Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo. Online condolences may be made at

Martha (Polly) Jane Feser was born June 10, 1938 in Wikieup, Arizona on the Big Sandy Desert, to Fred and Nellie (Schindelbower) Ferguson.  She grew up in Whittmann, AZ where she attended a one room elementary school and graduated from Peoria High School, in Peoria, AZ with the class of 1956.  She attended Scottsdale Community College and worked for American Express. She eloped with the love of her life to Las Vegas and was married on Feb. 23, 1963 to Harold “Hap” Feser. One year later they were married in the Catholic Church. They made their home in Scottsdale, AZ where they raised their three children, Rene, Steven and Kelly. They moved to Saratoga in 1978 and in 1981 they moved back to Phoenix. Hap retired in 1999 and they moved back to Wyoming and in 2000 settled in Buffalo where they lived until her death.

She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, the Rebbekka Lodge and was the Noble Grand for several years. Polly was an excellent cook, an avid crossword puzzle worker and who loved going to garage sales, thrift stores, and loved playing Bingo with her friends at the Buffalo Senior Center.

She is survived by her husband Hap Feser of Buffalo; two daughters Kelly Sestak and Rene Wenn both of Buffalo; her twin brother Art Ferguson and his wife Charlene; John Ferguson and his wife Rita all of Camp Verde, AZ; sister Allene Hetz of Phoeniz, AZ; six grandchildren, Jeremiah, Rhiannon, Chris, Nicole, Ryan and Kyle, and eight great-grandchildren and her beloved rescued dog Trouble.  She was preceded in death by her parents; two sons David and Steven Feser; four brothers and one sister. The pallbearers will be her brothers, grandsons and nephews.                                                                               

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