Paul Fischer

Birth: January 22nd, 1949
Death: January 6th, 2018
Age: 68 years
Survived By: Dorothy Fischer, William Fischer, Karrie Custer
Affiliations: St. Felix Catholic Church, Port Austin American Legion, Caseville Eagles, Port Austin Conservation Club.
Served In: Army
Years Served: 1967 - 1969

Paul J. Fischer, 68, of Lake Township, passed away on January 6, 2018 at McLaren Bay Regional Hospital in Bay City, Michigan.


He was born in Bad Axe, Michigan on January 22, 1949 to the late Paul P. and Dorothy (Talaski) Fischer.


Paul married the love of his life, Dorothy J. Hyzer, on June 15, 1967 in Pinnebog.


He was in the U.S. Army from February 1967 to January 1969 where he was stationed in Germany during the Vietnam War as a tank commander.


Paul was a member of St. Felix of Valois Church of Pinnebog (Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish); the Port Austin American Legion, the Caseville Eagles, the Port Austin Conservation Club, and former member of the Faye Wilson trap club.   In his younger years, he enjoyed bowling, trap shooting, playing cards, hunting, and fishing.   Paul loved to socialize, polka dance and have a good time.  


Paul is survived by his wife of 50 years, Dorothy Fischer of Caseville; his son, William Fischer and his wife, Catherine, of Flushing; his daughter, Karrie Custer and her husband, Gregory, of Ada, Michigan; his grandchildren, Elizabeth and Robert Fischer and Carson and Alexander Custer; his brothers, Thomas Fischer and his wife, June, of Port Austin and Jerry Fischer and his wife, Valerie, of Bad Axe; and many adored nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by his brother, Leo (Bonnie) Fischer; and his sisters, Jean (Carl) Gibbard and infant Mary Jane Fischer.


Funeral service with military honors for Paul will be 11 a.m. on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at the MacAlpine Gage Chapel in Kinde.   Cremation will follow after the service.   He will be buried at St. Felix Cemetery in the spring.   


Visitation will be on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 from 2 to 8 p.m. at the MacAlpine Gage Chapel in Kinde.   There will be a Rosary at 7 p.m. followed by a service by the Caseville Eagles.   Visitation will also be on the day of the service from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be offered to the family discretionary fund.


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