May 22, 1919 – Saturday, September 12, 2009
St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church,
September 16, 2009
Clarence A. Fischer, age 90 of rural Buffalo, died Saturday, September 12, 2009 at Parkview Health Care Center.
Clarence August was born on May 22, 1919 in Corcoran to Henry and Anna (nee Ristow) Fischer. A life long member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Clarence was baptized by Pastor Fackler on June 6, 1919, confirmed on April 10, 1932, and married on March 4, 1939 at the church, both by Pastor Klemp. For several years he worked for Great Northern Rail Road Company. He then worked for Bladholm Concrete, retiring in the late ‘80’s. After retirement, he was able to devote more time to his hobby farm. Clarence also enjoyed taking home-movies, attending auctions, and watching parades. He had a special fondness for cars and could identify most any make and model.
Clarence Fischer was preceded in death by: wife Sarah in 2008, parents, and brother-in-law, Max. He is survived by: daughter, LaVonne (Harvey) Berglund, rural Buffalo; sister, Dora Stimmler, Milaca; four grandchildren: Shane Berglund, Sheila (Gene) Blandford, all of rural Buffalo, Stacy (Brad) Duske, Montrose, and Shelley (Jeff) Fobbe, Maple Lake; nine great-grandchildren: Nick Berglund, Jesse, Jeb, and Josh Miller, Ryan, Evan, and Kaitlin Duske, and Shania and Justin Fobbe; and two great-great-granddaughters: Kaylee Scheubel and Sarah Miller; two nieces and three nephews.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, September 16, 2009 at 3:30 P.M. at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Maple Grove, the Reverend Matt Johnson officiating. Visitation is at church, one hour before the funeral. Burial is at Lakeview Cemetery, Buffalo.