Funeral services for Dan Fischer age 68 of West Point, NE will be held on Tuesday, January 7, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. at the Minnick Funeral Home in West Point, NE with Pastor Robert Mayes officiating. Interment with Military Honors will be in the Zion Lutheran Cemetery, rural Wisner, NE. Visitation will be on Monday from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and will continue on Tuesday from noon until the time of the service, both at the Minnick Funeral Home in West Point, NE.
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Dan passed away on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at his residence.
Daniel Glenn Fischer was born on December 21, 1951 in Columbus, NE to Frank and Verna (Kurpgeweit) Fischer. He graduated from Stanton High School in 1970. Dan served in the U.S. Army and Army National Guard for 22 ½ years. He had been employed by the Village of Leigh, NE and also operated his own home remodeling business for a number of years.
On February 1, 1997, he was united in marriage to Peggy Brockemeier at Zion-St. John Lutheran Church, south of Wisner, NE. They were currently living on an acreage near West Point, NE, where Dan enjoyed raising ducks and geese. His love of animals also included his 3 pet peacocks, along with dogs and cats.
Dan was a former member of Leigh American Legion Post #302, where he had served as commander, and was currently a member of Beemer American Legion Post #159. He enjoyed attending gun shows, flea markets, and auctions.
Wife- Peggy Fischer of West Point, NE
Mother- Verna Fischer of Stanton, NE
Daughter-Nicole Scholl of Fairbury, NE
Son-Craig Fischer and wife Karin Tanabe of Washington, DC and children-Daphne & Tristan
Sister-Jan Russell of Norfolk, NE
Brothers- Sam and Cindy Fischer of Leigh, NE
Charles and Jolene Fischer of Stanton, NE
Nieces and Nephews-
Cory and Paula Russell and children-McKenna and Aubrey
Wendy and Jerry Cross and children-Brent, Danika, and Jericho
Heidi and Corby Weaver and children-Jacob and Payton
Brandon and Krista Fischer and children-Melody, Shaye, Kendall, and Eva
Mother-in-law-Marlene Brockemeier of West Point, NE
Sister-in-law-Pam and Chris Svoboda of Wisner, NE
Brothers-in-law- Bruce Brockemeier of West Point, NE
Brad and Theresa Brockemeier of Wisner, NE
Niece-Carrie and Marcus Laible and son Camden
Dan was preceded in death by his father, grandparents, and a son-in-law.