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Carl Fischer

January 2, 1939 March 9, 2020
Carl Fischer
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Obituary for Carl Fischer

Carl Fischer, age 81, of Harmony, Minnesota passed away March 9, 2020 at the Aase Haugen Home in Decorah, Iowa. 

Carl R. Fischer was born in Mindoro, Wisconsin on January 2, 1939.  After high school he joined the United States Marine Corps and served 4 years.  He was honorably discharged at the rank of Sergeant E-4.  He received a certificate of good conduct and the award of meritorious mast. 

After the service Carl built lines for Dairyland Power and other companies throughout Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa.  He settled in Harmony Minnesota and began farming in the mid-1960s.  Carl had a long and successful farming career.  A history ensued with a line of John Deere equipment and pulling.  He started trucking locally first of his own commodities and then specialty freight.  Carl trucked extensively all over the United States hauling loads thought impossible.  He had a long and successful trucking career as well.  He enjoyed hunting and fishing. 

Carl raised three boys with his wife Wanita on the family farm.  They worked the farm and raised their family together since the beginning.  Carl is survived by his wife Wanita, youngest son Carl (Susan) and middle son Todd (Imelda).  He was predeceased by Dennis (Linnette) and daughter Lori.  His grandchildren include Kelsey & Dennis (Carl), Gizelle, Carl & Victoria (Todd) and Nicole, Jessica & Caleb (Dennis).  His great grandchildren Sumner (Kelsey), Erin (Nicole), Aubrey, Kane & Ava (Jessica) and Jackson, Hayden & Emma (Caleb). 

In lieu of flowers or gifts please donate to the Aase Haugen Home, Winneshiek County Hospice or Greenfield Lutheran Church.

Services will be held at the Greenfield Lutheran Church on March 14, 2020 at 11:00 am, friends may call at the church from 10:00 am until time of services. A burial service will be held in the coming weeks at the veterans’ cemetery in Preston.

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Visitation

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14

Mar

10:00 AM 3/14/2020 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 3/14/2020 11:00:00 AM
Greenfield Lutheran

235 Main Ave South
Harmony, MN 55939

Greenfield Lutheran
235 Main Ave South Harmony 55939 MN
United States

Service

Saturday

14

Mar

11:00 AM 3/14/2020 11:00:00 AM
Greenfield Lutheran

235 Main Ave South
Harmony, MN 55939

Greenfield Lutheran
235 Main Ave South Harmony 55939 MN
United States
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