Fischer, John Henry (Died)
appeared in Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Jul 1939, p. 47
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Funeral services were held last Monday at St. Joseph's Church, Wilmette, for John Henry Fischer, who died at his home, 1929 Wilmette avenue, Wilmette, on Friday, July 7. Mr. Fischer, 46 years old, had been ill since March. He is survived by his widow, and by six children, Harold, Richard, Rodney, Ronald, Ralph, and Margaret Mary, all of the same address. He is also survived by a brother, George, who lives next door at 1933Wilmette avenue. Mr. Fischer lived on Wilmette avenue all his life. He had been a carpenter, and for the four years preceding his death a Wilmette postman. He was also a member of the Peter J. Huerter Post of the American Legion, and had served it as commander and historian. At the time of his death he was Legion delegate to the seventh district. Legionnaires served as pall bearers at the funeral services, and last rites were conducted at Sacred Heart Cemetery by sailors from Great Lakes Naval Station, where Mr. Fischer was posted during the World War.

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Date of Publication
13 Jul 1939
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07 Jul 1939
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Fischer, John Henry (Died)