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James Theodore Fischer
  • October 7, 1938 - February 21, 2018
  • Village of Harrison, Wisconsin

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“I feel so fortunate to have had Jim as my big brother. He was my protector and for that he will always have a special place in my heart. I'm so proud...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Mary Zimmerman - Appleton, WI

“Jim will be remembered for his gentleness and kindness. Rest in Peace my good friend. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Mary Britten - WI

“Connie our love and deepest sympathy to you and the family. Peace and prayers Love Dan & Pat ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“My sincere condolences at this difficult time. I have many fond memories of Jim as I lived in the "neighborhood" for much of my St. Therese and...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Jerry Kuborn - Little Chute, WI

“Condolences to Jim's family. He was a great team mate on AHS (West) 1956 championship football team, earning All-conference 1st team honors. Further...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Jim Schulze - Fort pierce, FL

“Deepest Sympathy to all the kids and family. May Jim rest in peace. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Betts & Jim Price - Sherwood, WI

7 of 7 | Posted by: mark zimmerman - appleton, WI

Village of Harrison - James T. Fischer, 79, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. He was born on October 7, 1938, in Appleton, the son of Theodore and Margaret (Talbot) Fischer, who preceded him in death. Jim was employed with Appleton Papers (Appvion) and retired after 38 years. He enjoyed watching the Packers, fishing, golfing, and sports. He will be remembered most for his love of his family. Jim is survived by his 4 children: Dan (Dawn) Fischer, Connie Rickert, David, and Mike Fischer; 9 grandchildren: Charles (Diana) Rickert, Alyssa (Tim) Ahner, Jenna (Kyle) Roberts, Jillian (Peter) Kissinger, Brandon and Jacob Fischer, Courtney (Jake) Egebrecht, Coleton (fiancé Caitlin Van Haren) Fischer, and Caylah Fischer; 2 great grandchildren: Liliana Rickert and Grant Egebrecht; siblings: Margie (Bob) Brouillard, Mary Zimmerman, Jerry Fischer, and Josie Markwardt; and many other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, Jim was further preceded in death by his sister: Patty Konkol and his brother-in-law: Bob Zimmerman. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 pm, on Saturday, February 24, 2018, at the Wichmann Funeral Home, 537 N. Superior St., Appleton. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery, Appleton. Visitation will be on Saturday at the funeral home from 1:00 pm until the time of the service. Jim’s family would like to extend a special thank you to the caregivers on the 6th floor at ThedaCare Medical Center, Appleton, Dr. Winkel, Dr. Greenfield, Dr. Biney, nurses Lou and Jennifer with ThedaCare at Home Hospice, and the discharge planner Cindy for helping to fulfill Dad’s last request.