Leonard J. Fischer, 79, St. Anthony

leonard-fischerLeonard J. Fischer, 79, of St. Anthony, died Tuesday (November 8) at The Waters of Huntingburg. He was born in St. Meinrad March 6, 1937, to Norbert and Lena (Vaal) Fischer. He married Clara Mae Stemle November 11, 1967, at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Schnellville.

Leonard retired from Central Concrete Supply and Hasenour Motor Company in St. Anthony. He was a member of Divine Mercy Parish, St. Anthony of Pauda Church, the St. Anthony Community Club, St. Anthony Conservation Club, and Mariah Hill YMI.

He is survived by his wife, Clara Mae Fischer, one son, David Fischer and wife Emerald, Birdseye; one daughter, Susan Richardson, Huntingburg; three sisters, Sylvia Pfieffer, Newburgh, Mary Ziliak and husband David, Ferdinand, and Carol Harpenau and husband Ted, Greenwood; three brothers, Henry Fischer, Kenny Fischer and wife Sarah, and Stanley Fischer and wife Patty, all of Ferdinand; two grandchildren, Jordan and Faith Fischer, and two step-grandchildren, Hannah and Steven Speedy.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one sister, Pat Albert, and one sister-in-law, Shirley Fischer.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand and from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Anthony of Pauda Cemetery Fund or to the St. Anthony Fire Department. Online condolences may be made at www.becherfuneralhome.com.  Funeral services will be held at noon Thursday at St. Anthony of Pauda Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.



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