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 Oryl Lee Fischer

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Oryl Lee Fischer

Birth
Alvo, Cass County, Nebraska, USA
Death
25 Aug 2019 (aged 92)
Broken Bow, Custer County, Nebraska, USA
Burial
Osceola, Polk County, Nebraska, USA
Plot
Block 17E Row 2 Lot 8
Memorial ID
202466791 View Source

Oryl was born on May 27, 1927, to John Peter Onke Fischer and Sarah Luella (Frisbee) in Alvo, Nebraska. He attended rural schools in Cass County, and graduated in 1944 from high school in Eagle. He graduated from the University of Nebraska in 1949 and served in the United States Navy from 1945 to 1946, and was recalled in 1951. Oryl married Marilyn Mae Miller on January 21, 1951 in Osceola, Nebraska. To this union three children were born.

Oryl was employed by the United States Department of Agriculture – Soil Conservation Service from 1951-1992, serving the counties of Polk, Gage, Madison, Sherman and Custer, where he retired in 1992. In 1993 he obtained his realtors license and sold real estate for Dave Davis Realty and in 1998 with Farmers National Company. He enjoyed singing in the church choir, playing the organ for worship services and serving on various church boards. He taught organ lessons and served the community by sharing Gospel and Christian music during visits with shut-ins. He also shared ministry in the local hospitals and nursing homes.

Oryl was a member of the United Methodist church for over 75 years, the Broken Bow United Methodist for over 50 years and a member of the Sons of the American Revolution.

Oryl is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Tim and Diane (Rankin) Fischer of Blair; a daughter, Rebecca Hardy of Ainsworth; five grandchildren, Jeremy (Heather) Fischer of Cary, NC; Jonathan Fischer of Norfolk; Joshua (Hayley) Fischer of Fremont; Christina (Tony) Buckles of Ainsworth and Brandon (Tea) Hardy of Odenton, MD; nine great-grandchildren, Chloe and Hayden Fischer, Mia Fischer, Abigail Fischer, Max Hardy, Monroe, Sutton, Anniston and Jade Buckles.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, a daughter, Debra Baller; sons-in-law, Bill Baller and Jerry Hardy; his parents and a brother, Noel Fischer.

Oryl was born on May 27, 1927, to John Peter Onke Fischer and Sarah Luella (Frisbee) in Alvo, Nebraska. He attended rural schools in Cass County, and graduated in 1944 from high school in Eagle. He graduated from the University of Nebraska in 1949 and served in the United States Navy from 1945 to 1946, and was recalled in 1951. Oryl married Marilyn Mae Miller on January 21, 1951 in Osceola, Nebraska. To this union three children were born.

Oryl was employed by the United States Department of Agriculture – Soil Conservation Service from 1951-1992, serving the counties of Polk, Gage, Madison, Sherman and Custer, where he retired in 1992. In 1993 he obtained his realtors license and sold real estate for Dave Davis Realty and in 1998 with Farmers National Company. He enjoyed singing in the church choir, playing the organ for worship services and serving on various church boards. He taught organ lessons and served the community by sharing Gospel and Christian music during visits with shut-ins. He also shared ministry in the local hospitals and nursing homes.

Oryl was a member of the United Methodist church for over 75 years, the Broken Bow United Methodist for over 50 years and a member of the Sons of the American Revolution.

Oryl is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Tim and Diane (Rankin) Fischer of Blair; a daughter, Rebecca Hardy of Ainsworth; five grandchildren, Jeremy (Heather) Fischer of Cary, NC; Jonathan Fischer of Norfolk; Joshua (Hayley) Fischer of Fremont; Christina (Tony) Buckles of Ainsworth and Brandon (Tea) Hardy of Odenton, MD; nine great-grandchildren, Chloe and Hayden Fischer, Mia Fischer, Abigail Fischer, Max Hardy, Monroe, Sutton, Anniston and Jade Buckles.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, a daughter, Debra Baller; sons-in-law, Bill Baller and Jerry Hardy; his parents and a brother, Noel Fischer.


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