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“Please accept my sincere condolences, may you be assured that the God of all comfort will ease the pain of your heavy heart during these emotionally...Read More »
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“Kurt was my boss for a few years at Franklin Electric in Siloam. Loved hearing him talk and his accent. He was a good boss. Prayers for his family. ”
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“Sonja,Seeing that your dad passed away and reading his obituary brought back a lot of memories of our growing-up years. Time sure flies, doesn't it?I...Read More »
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“Your mother and father were such good friends of ours and we have been missing them for quite some time now. Guess we will all meet together in...Read More »
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Former Indiana resident, Kurt Fischer, passed away Saturday, February 18, 2017 in Vista, CA.
Mr. Fischer was born June 11, 1932 in Deizisau, Germany to Johannes & Martha Fischer and grew up in Plochingen, Germany. He came to America in 1952 and lived in Ft. Wayne, IN. A year later he joined the U.S. Army and was eventually stationed in Germany. He graduated from IIT with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering in 1958. He married Eleanor Stoller on May 25, 1958, and they were married 4o years, until her death in 1999.
Kurt worked for Franklin Electric for 32 years in both Bluffton, IN and Siloam Springs, AR, and retired to California, permanently, in 2000.
Kurt loved spending his retirement years playing tennis in the California sunshine up to age 81 and playing the piano, even when his memory started failing him. He enjoyed remembering his days as a boy during WWII in Germany and had a lifetime love of classical music. Kurt loved the Lord and was an example of faithfulness to his family.
He is survived by two daughters, Sonja Luce of Oceanside, CA and Terri (Kent) Steffen of Madison, AL. He was a wonderful "Opa" to his five grandchildren, Rachel, Andrea & Zachary Luce and Taylor & Delaney Steffen. He is also survived by his sister, Helga Petter of Plochingen, Germany and was preceded in death by his brother, Werner Fischer, and his parents. He is also survived by his brother-in-law Ron Stoller, and sisters-in-law Elaine Erb and Marge Stoller, all of Ft. Wayne.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, February 25, 2017 at D.O. McComb and Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Rd in Ft, Wayne, with viewing beginning at 11:00 am and extending until the service. Burial in I.O.O.F. Cemetery, New Haven, Indiana
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the American Bible Society.