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“My thoughts and prayers go out to you all and may God help you find strength and comfort during this difficult time. Carl is now at peace with God...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Tracy Meyer

“I just found out. Thinking of the family in their time of need. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Rose Bosshart

“JoAnn and Family I'm sorry to hear Carl has gone on to eternal Rest let the lite shine on him ..May he now enjoy the Holy Spirit in...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“What a very special father Deb. It sounds like he had a life to be proud of in the Navy as well as with his family ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Lori Leschisin

“May God bless and comfort you and your family during this difficult period, please accept my sincere condolences. Love you all and will keep you in...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: John and Clarice De Jardin and Family

“Thinking of you. Dads and Grandpas are such special people and even though I did not know Carl I am sure there are many happy memories to ease your...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Vicki & Steve Rose

“One Life lived. Many lives touched. We pray for Carl and his family at this sad time. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Rockey family

“My love and prayers are with you all at this time, and even though I won't be able to be there Tuesday, in person, I will have you close in thought...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Bernice VanSchyndel


Carl Fischer passed away on August 10, 2017. He was born on November 25, 1937 to the late Oscar and Clara (Hartzheim) Fischer. Carl married his wife, Joann Van Schyndel in 1961 and together they had three children. He treasured spending time with his family. As well as a family man, he was an extremely proud veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was honored to have served his county. In his free time, Carl enjoyed traveling with the family, particularly day trips to Oneida. He relished in helping others, donating his stuffed animals to hospitals as well as volunteering with Mother & Unborn Baby Care. Carl is survived by: his loving wife, Joann Fischer; sons: Cary and Dale; daughter, Debbie (Randy) Kositzke; and beloved (and favorite) grandchildren: Adam and Hannah Kositzke. He is also survived by his brothers and sisters: June (Jim) Danback, Rita Gong, Don (Carol) Fischer, Earl (Dot) Fischer, Alan (Jane) Fischer, Ruth (Art) Miller, and their families. Carl is further survived by: mother-in-law, Claire Van Schyndel; his “brothers” and “sisters” in the John Van Schyndel family; close friends: Roy Ness and Chuck Wauters; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Clara; brothers: Kenneth and Charles Fischer; father-in-law, John Van Schyndel; and brother-in-law, David Gong. Funeral liturgy for Carl will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at ST. PIUS X CATHOLIC CHURCH, 500 West Marquette Street, Appleton. There will be a time of visitation from 10:30 a.m. until the time of service. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wichmannfargo.com. Those who know Carl know of his love for them and his bravery facing lifelong illness. He will forever be remembered and missed. Please pray for his soul. “If then any be in Christ a new creature, the old things are passed away, behold all things are made new.” -2 Corinthians 5:17 The family would like to give a special thank you to Heartland Hospice for their loving care for Carl in his final days.