Fred W. #2 (1864 - 1939)
Surnames: Fischer, Peters, Buelke, Pfrang, Van Dinter, Meyer, Brehm, Van Hulst, Schmidt
----Sources: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 11/16/1939
Fischer, Fred W. #2 (13 JUN 1864 - 9 NOV 1939)
F.W. Fischer, seventy-five, a former resident of the town of Worden (Clark Co., Wis.), died Thursday evening at the Nursing Home in Neillsville, Wis. Funeral services were held Monday morning at 9:30 o’clock from St. Mary’s Catholic Church at Neillsville, with the Rev. J.A. Biegler officiating, and burial was made in St. Bernard’s Cemetery at Thorp, Rev. Arnold M. Muckerheide officiating at the grave.
Mr. Fischer was born at Barton, Washington Co., Wis., June 13, 1864. The son of William and Jeanette Fischer.
When he was two years of age his parents moved to Sheboygan Co., where they operated a farm and on which the son grew to manhood.
He was married to Elizabeth Peters in Washington Co., on Jan. 27, 1891 and with his wife, returned to Sheboygan Co., where they farmed until 1905, from there they moved to Plymouth, where they resided nearly two years. From there they moved to Thorp, Clark County, where they purchased a farm in the town of Worden. He lived there until 1921 when he moved to the village of Thorp. He resided here until 1935, at that time moving to Cadott where he lived for two years. He then went to Neillsville to live with his son Charles. He recently became ill and entered the nursing home at Neillsville for treatment and care.
He leaves two daughters, Mrs. J. Van Hulst and Mrs. Peter Van Dinter of Little Chute; three sons, Leo and Anton of Thorp, and Charles of Neillsville; one brother, William of Antigo; four sisters (Louisa) Mrs. John Buelke, (Jeanette) Mrs. Richard Pfrang, (Catherine) Mrs. Oscar Meyer, all of Plymouth, and (Mary) Mrs. Albert Brehm of Elkhart lake, Wis.
He is also survived by 21 grand children and two great-grandchildren.
His wife preceded him in death about 18 years ago. Also a daughter, Mrs. Frank H. Schmidt.
The pallbearers were Fred Schmidt, Anton Baldeschwiler, Geo. Haas, Emil Henke and Anton Velcheck.
Those present from away were William Fischer and two grandchildren from Antigo, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. Peter Van Dinter and Mrs. J. Van Hulst of Little Chute, Wis.; Mrs. Charles Spaeth, Henry Peters and Frank Peters and son Alphonse of West Bend, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Schmidt of Kaukauna, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Heideman and family of Green Bay, Wis.
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