Obit: Fischer, Beaulah Mae (1925 - 2010)

Poster: Robert Lipprandt


Surnames: Cypher, Fischer, Goessl, Hundrieser, Jensen, Meyer, Ruesch, Thorson, Ulrich

----Source: The Star News (Medford, Taylor Co., Wisconsin) Thursday, June 24, 2010, online edition

Fischer, Beaulah Mae (Jensen) (August 20, 1925 - June 15, 2010)

Beaulah Mae Fischer, age 84, of Dorchester, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at Colonial House in Colby.

Her funeral services were held Saturday, June 19 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Dorchester. Interment followed at the Dorchester Public Cemetery.

On August 20, 1925 Beaulah was born to Arthur and Margaret (Ulrich) Jensen in the Town of Mayville.

She attended Pleasant Hill Grade School and graduated from Abbotsford High School.

On June 26, 1948 she married the late Melvin L. Fischer at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Medford. She was gainfully employed as a key punch operator for the U.S. Treasury Department in Chicago, Ill., during World War II. Melvin and Beaulah later opened Dorchester Towers Inc. where she kept books for the company for over 40 years.

Beaulah was an active member of St. Peter Church, Ladies Aid and treasurer for St. Peter building fund. She loved Dorchester and took an active role in the Dorchester Park Corp., Dorchester Days and was treasurer for Dorchester non-public housing.

She is lovingly survived by her two sons, Daniel (Karen Ruesch) Fischer of Payson, Ariz., and David (Mari Lu) Fischer of Pierson, Fla. She is the proud grandma of four grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. She is further survived by her brothers and sisters, Bruce (Vera) Jensen of Dorchester, Glen (Mary Beth) Jensen of Lena, Vera (Don) Thorson of Colby, Donna (Theodore) Goessl of Marshfield, Marilyn (Roy) Meyer of Dorchester, Audrey (Gerald) Cypher Sr. of Medford, Sandra Jensen of Dousman, Gene (Rosella) Jensen of Neillsville and Dean "Jack" Jensen of Glidden.

She is preceded in death by her husband, the late Melvin Fischer; and her sisters, Charlene Hundrieser and Verna Meyer.

The Maurina Schilling Funeral Home in Dorchester is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Friends may send online condolences to



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