Sunday, October 24, 2010


AGE: 86

ADDRESS: N4906 Brush Creek Road Medford Town of Grover Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 10:30 P.M. Saturday, October 23 at the Memorial Nursing and Rehab Center, Medford where he had resided for the past 6 days surrounded by his loving family and Hope Hospice

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 10:30 A.M. Thursday, October 28 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford

OFFICIATING: Pastor David Clements

PLACE OF BURIAL: Perkinstown Community Cemetery, Perkinstown where full military honors will be performed by the Medford Area Military Honors Team

VISITATION AT: 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. Wednesday, October 27 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford and also from 9:00 A.M. until the time of services at 10:30 A.M. Thursday, October 28 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: August 22, 1924 in Perkinstown

EDUCATION: Attended Roosevelt School in Perkinstown

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: February 11, 1946 in Winona, MN to Ella P. Emstrom and she survives

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Ted served in the U.S. Army as a Special Honor Guard in Japan. He helped guard Emperor Hirohito from 1946 to 1947. He also shot over US soldiers’ gravesites at the US cemetery in Nagasaki. After completing his military service, Ted owned and operated a dairy farm in Perkinstown from 1947-1966. During this time he also did logging for numerous years. Ted also worked for Ed Hong Road Construction in Eau Claire as a heavy machine operator until his retirement in 1998. He also served as Supervisor for the Town of Grover for two years. Ted enjoyed hunting, woodworking, digging wild ginseng, fishing and making maple syrup.

He will be dearly missed by his wife, Ella P. Fischer of Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Daughter: Nancy (Bill) Sarring of Port Washington
2 Sons: Ted (Dawn) Fischer of Port Washington and Ned (Janet) Fischer of Jim Falls

GRANDCHILDREN DECEASED: Grandson: Anthony Fischer in 1992

# OF GRANDCHILDREN: 7 Kimberly (Steve) Lane of Saukville, Kristian (John) Weber of Oshkosh, Aaron (Angela) Fischer of Eau Claire, Kevin (Michelle) Fischer of Chippewa Falls, Jesse, Alycia and Adriana Fischer of Port Washington

GREAT -GRANDCHILDREN: 15 William, Samantha and Zoe Lane, Emily, Madison, Grace and Josie Weber, Rachel, Andrea, Alexandra and Riley Fischer, Geordynne Synder, Courtney, Sunshine and Preston Fischer.
Also survived by Nephews, Nieces, Many Friends, Neighbors and Relatives.

Brother: Kenneth Fischer

DECEASED FATHER: Henry G. Fischer DECEASED MOTHER: Carrie E. Weihrouch

PALLBEARERS: Honorary: Jeff Conger
Active: Aaron, Kevin and Jesse Fischer, Will Lane, John Weber and Fred Emstrom Jr.

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Ted’s family to be designated at a later date
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Special Thank You to Jeff and Shelly.