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Fredrick J . Fischbach
OAK HARBOR: Fred Fischbach, 71, Oak Harbor, Ohio passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at home with his wife at his side.
He was born January 10, 1941 in New York to Allen and Patricia Fischbach. He married Sue Spitzer McGarry September 22, 1995, in Marathon Key, Fl., Christopher Spanos officiating.
Fred was a devoted and loving husband. He always had a smile on his face and enjoyed spending time with his many friends, especially "bench-racing" with his friend, Ron Wolf.
Fred was a retired journeyman electrician. He was a member of the Sons of the American Legion, Oak Harbor, Ohio and the Academyof Model Aeronautics.
Fred was preceeded in death by his parents and brother Jon Fischbach.
He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Sue; daughters, Alana Sousa, Cottage Grove, Wa., and Jodi Nelson, Visalia, Calif.; sisters, Virginia Engel, Burien, Wa., and Patricia Hendrickson, Thousand Oaks, Calif.; brothers, Allen (A.J.) Fischbach, Dallas, Tx., and Stuart Fischbach, Galviston, Tx.; five grandchildren and one greatgranddaughter.
Fred donated his body to the Medical College of Ohio. A celebration of Fred's life will be held at a later date.
Those wishing to make a donation in Fred's memory are asked to consider Hospice of Northwest Ohio, 30000 E. River Rd., Perrysburg, OH, 43551 or Oak Harbor Public Library,147 W. Main St., Oak Harbor, OH, 43449
Published in the News Herald on Nov. 2, 2012