William L. Fischer

SPRINGFIELD, IL - William Fischer, 83, of Springfield, died at 1:25 a.m., Friday, May 3, 2013, at the Illinois Veteran's Home in Quincy. He was born June 3, 1929, in Springfield, IL to William L. and Effie Compana Fischer. He married Norma Graft September 9, 1974; she preceded him in death on January 9, 1998. He was also preceded in death by a son, William L. Fischer III in July 1989 and one niece.

Surviving are a daughter, Cynthia (Natanio) Pacheco; two sons, David Fischer and Jerold (Whitney) Fischer, all of Texas; five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, several beloved stepchildren and two nephews.

William was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. He graduated from Springfield High School and was a United States Army Veteran serving during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Eagles Club and DAV. He retired from Western Auto where he was a mechanic.

Visitation: 9:30-11:00 a.m., Friday, May 10, 2013, at Staab Funeral Home.

Funeral Service: 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 10, 2013, at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Paul C. Hemenway officiating. Burial will be at Camp Butler National Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to the Illinois Veteran's Home.

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Published in The State Journal-Register on May 8, 2013