Obit: Fischer, Irvin Dewey (1898 - 1954)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Fischer, Lapp, Harper, Warner, Ratch,
Greub, Verhunce, Braun, Flood, Nulton, Barnes, Hartson,
Christopherson, Milan, Schwarze, Liebzeit, Kleckner, Lazotte, Maus,
Shutter, Gannon, Zellmer, Rodman, Lambaris
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville,
Clark Co., WI.) June 3, 1954
Fischer, Irvin Dewey (13 May 1898 - 26 May
Irvin Dewey Fischer, 56, of Merrillan, Rt. 1,
Jackson County, died May 26, 1954, at his home in Hatfield.
Funeral services, in charge of Georgas Funeral
Home, were held May 31, with burial in the Neillsville City
Cemetery. The Rev. Virgil Nulton
Fischer was born May 13, 1898, to John and Jennie (Lapp) Fischer of
Neillsville. The family lived near the mounds north of
Neillsville. He received his education in the rural schools
of the county and in Neillsville. After finishing school he
worked for the Krumery Dray line. His marriage to Beulah
Harper took place November 15, 1916, at Greenwood. Following
his marriage he substituted as a rural mail carrier from the
Neillsville office and then moved to Granton, where he operated
a gas station. In June, 1921, they moved to Greenwood,
where he worked as a rural mail carrier, a position he held for 32
years. He retired in September, 1953, and moved to Hatfield,
his last place of residence.
Survivors are his wife, mother, a son, Robert
Fischer, and one granddaughter, Jacqueline.
was preceded in death by his father.
Fischer was a member of the Rural Letter Carriers
Pallbearers were: Don Warner, Clarence Ratch,
Carl Greub, John Verhunce, George Braun and Roy
Honorary pallbearers were members and former
members of the Greenwood postal department: Dr. W. Barnes, W. G.
Hartson, Gordon Christopherson, Richard Milan and Wesley
Flowers were in charge of: Mrs. Carl Greub, Mrs.
Clara Liebzeit, Mrs. George Braun, Mrs. W. G. Hartson and Mrs.
Mrs. John Kleckner and Mrs. Glenn Lazotte,
accompanied by Mrs. Dennis Maus at the organ, sang two
Persons from out of town attending the rites were: Mr. and Mrs. Robert Fischer and daughter, Nekoosa; Mr. and Mrs. Ray Shutter, Tomah; Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Gannon, Andover, S. D.; Mr. and Mrs. Ray Zellmer, Nekoosa; Mrs. Eva Warner, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Lee Rodman, Mr. and Mrs. William Rodman, Marie Fischer, Glenn Rodman and Percy Fischer, Waukegan, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. John Lambaris and daughters, Nekoosa.
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