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August Fischer Oct. 24, 1913 - July 1, 2009

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COSMOS -- August Herman Karl Fischer, 95, of Cosmos died Wednesday at the Emmanuel Home in Litchfield.

The service will be at 2 p.m. Monday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Cedar Mills Township, Meeker County. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

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Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the church and one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are with Hughes Funeral Home in Hector.

He was born Oct. 24, 1913, in Cedar Mills Township to John and Marie (Reinke) Fischer. He grew up in Cedar Mills Township and attended school in District 52 and then attended two years at St. John's Lutheran School.

On Oct. 24, 1939, he married Helen Bartels in Hutchinson. The couple farmed near Corvuso until 1968 when they retired in Cosmos. He worked several years at Cosmos Ready Mix and also at Turners TV and Appliance in Cosmos.

He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church. He entered Emmanuel Home in Litchfield in 2008.

He is survived by his children: Lorraine (and special friend Paul Lee) Bipes of Litchfield, Leona (and Gerald) Hanson of Grove City, Phyllis (and Vince) Ableidinger of Litchfield, LeRoy (and Jacque) Fischer of Litchfield, Marlys (and Delbert) Sturges of Hutchinson, Larry (and special friend Helen) Fischer of Grove City; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and a sister: Elsie (and Emil) Radunz.

He was preceded in death by his wife; and by a son-in-law: Delton Bipes.

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