John R. Fischer, age 62, of Mankato, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, July 8, 2013. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 26, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Visitation will be one hour prior to service time at the church. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.
John was born on January 11, 1951, to Walter and Augusta "Gussie" Fischer in Mankato. He moved to The Harry Meyering Center and started working at MRCI on April 4, 1988. John recently celebrated his 25 year anniversary at MRCI before fully retiring in May 2013. In his pastime John enjoyed hand crafting necklaces, listening to music/dancing and had a love for collecting fine writing utensils.
John is survived by his siblings: (Anne, Stephen, Mary and Michael Fischer), friends and caregivers.
Instead of flowers, the family requests all donations be made to the Harry Meyering Center.