Patrick T. Fischer, 84, Ferdinand

Patrick T. Fischer, 84, of Ferdinand, passed away Friday July 10, 2020, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.

Patrick was born on February 28, 1936, in St. Meinrad to Hilbert and Bernice (Gehlhausen) Fischer. He was united in marriage to Esther C. Begle on September 28, 1957, in St. Henry Catholic Church.

Patrick retired from Kimball, Heritage Hills Division as a maintenance supervisor.

He was a member of Christ the King Parish-St. Ferdinand Church and its Saint Joseph Sodality.

He was a member of Ferdinand Senior Citizens and the Huntingburg Conservation Club.

Patrick served in the Indiana National Guard.

He enjoyed fishing, woodworking and traveling.

Surviving are his wife of 62 years, Esther Fischer; one daughter, Michelle (Jack) Martin of Ferdinand; five sons, Kevin (Sherry) Fischer of St. Anthony, Brian (Ronda) Fischer of Macon, Georgia, Jeffrey (Diane) Fischer of Santa Claus, Darryl Fischer of Ferdinand and Brett Fischer of Greenfield; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Patrick was preceded in death by one brother, Myron Fischer; one sister, Bonnie Miller; and a great-granddaughter, Cassia Martin.

A mass of Christian burial will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 14, in St. Ferdinand Church, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be from 9 until 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand.

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