Heaven has a new angel Terry Roger Fischer passed away December 26, 2012 after a courageous battle with cancer.
Terry was born July 7, 1948 to Doreen and Roger Fischer in Washington D.C. Both parents were serving our country at the time.
He moved back to Rochester which was Doreen’s hometown. His grandparents Otto and Hazel Haling raised Terry in his teenage years. They were a loving and strong influence in his life.
Terry graduated from John Marshall High School in 1966. He attended Rochester Junior College in Pre-business from 1966-1968. He volunteered June 23, 1969 for the regular army where he was a helicopter mechanic serving in Korea patrolling the DMZ. Upon leaving the Army Terry attended Rochester Vocational Technical College from 1972-1974 for tool and model manufacturing. Terry was hired at IBM on June 11, 1973 where he worked until he left due to a medical disability in January of 2009.
He married Pamela Jean Stanley on December 23, 1976 in Boca Raton, Florida. They had two beautiful daughters Kimberly Ann Fischer of Rochester and Kariann Lee (Steve) Wedeking of Byron. He is also survived by a sister Janet (Mike) Kothenbeutel of Rochester; many wonderful nieces and nephews, brothers and sisters-in-laws, mother-in-law. He was preceded in death by both parents Roger and Doreen and grandparents Otto and Hazel Haling.
Terry enjoyed anything pertaining to the outdoors; camping, hunting, fishing, boating, snowmobiling, Jet skiing, and he especially enjoyed being with his family.
Happy fishing in heaven.
A memorial service will be at 7:00pm Saturday, December 29, 2012 at River Park Chapel, Macken Funeral Home with Pastor Chuck Coggins officiating.
The family would prefer memorials to Seasons Hospice, 1696 Greenview Dr. SW Rochester, MN. 55902