|Birth: ||Apr. 18, 1925|
|Death: ||Jan. 30, 2011|
Joseph A. Fischer, 85
Apr. 18, 1925 - Jan. 30, 2011
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:30 a.m. on Friday, February 4, 2011, at St. Peter's Catholic Church in St. Cloud for Joseph A. Fischer, age 85, of St. Cloud who left this world to be with his Lord and Savior on January 30, 2011, while at the St. Cloud V.A. Medical Center. Reverend Alfred Stangl and Reverend Gregory Lieser will officiate. Burial will take place in the Immaculate Conception Parish Cemetery in Rice, Minnesota with full military honors.
Relatives and friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, February 3 at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud. Parish Prayers will be at 5 p.m. Visitation will continue after 10:30 a.m. on Friday at the church.
Joseph was born April 18, 1925, in St. Cloud, Minnesota to William and Margaret (Herzing) Fischer. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during WWII in the Pacific Theatre. He married Elaine C. Foehrenbacher on May 21, 1946, at Holy Angel's Catholic Church in St. Cloud. He worked in the construction trades as a union pipefitter, retiring in 1987 from St. Paul Pipefitters Local 455. He was a union member for 55 years. He was a lifetime member of the Eastside VFW Post 4847 and current member of St. Peter's Parish.
Joseph will be remembered for his sense of humor, his ability to befriend others and his love of family and friends.
Joseph is survived by his children Tom (Colleen) of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, Pat (Gary) Soder of St. Cloud, Steve (Karen) of Rice, Mary (Ron) Schroeder of St. Cloud and Dawn Ellingson (Tom Shufelt) of Big Lake, 12 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, brothers Edwin of Cold Spring and Donald of Oakland, CA and sister Mary Ann Schwefel of Donna, TX.
Preceding him in death were his parents, wife Elaine (2009), daughter Geralyn Schultz (2007), brother Henry and sister Catherine Beckers.
Elaine Clara Foehrenbacher Fischer (1925 - 2009)*
Geralyn Marie Fischer Schultz (1953 - 2007)*
Dawn Elizabeth Fischer Ellingson (1966 - 2017)*
Immaculate Conception Parish Cemetery
Created by: Dale & Corinne Wise
Record added: Feb 03, 2011
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Never Forgotten... Home of the Free, Because of the Brave 🇺🇸 Thank-you for your service to our country in the United States Marine Corps in the Pacific Theatre during WWII. God Bless You! Rest in Peace.|
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R.I.P. You know longer have to remember all the hell you went through!|
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You suffered greatly protecting old glory & all it stands for. Finally you can be at peace with God in his kingdom for the greatest kind of old glory that their is.|
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