Obituary of Harold Clifford Fischer
Parkston – Harold Clifford Fischer, 90, went to his heavenly home Thursday, December 15 at Avera Bormann Manor. Funeral service will be Thursday, December 22 at 10:30 am, with visitation beginning at 9:30 am, at Parkston Congregational Church in Parkston The commital service will follow in the Parkston Protestant Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of the Koehn Bros. Funeral Home in Parkston.
Harold was born on November 3, 1932, to Christian C. and Johanna (Drefs) Fischer on a farm north of Delmont. He grew up on the family farm and attended nearby country schools. After graduating from the eighth grade, he stayed home and helped his parents operate the farm. Harold entered the United States Army on December 3, 1953, completed basic training at Fort Riley, Kansas and served in Japan. After his honorable discharge on November 25, 1955, he moved back to the Parkston area and started farming.
On November 25, 1959 he was united in marriage to Mary Ann Hohn in Dimock, SD. Together they made their home on a farm southwest of Parkston until 1995 when they retired and moved to their home in Parkston, SD. He was a lifelong member of the Parkston Congregational Church and the American Legion. Harold loved to play cards, go fishing, put together jigsaw puzzles, go to the casinos and visit with friends and family.
He went to his heavenly home on Thursday, December 15, 2022.
Grateful for having shared his life are his daughter, Lisa (Wayne) Hilk, Shawnee, Kansas; grandsons, Colin Hilk, West Deptford, New Jersey and Tyler Hilk, Manhattan, Kansas; sisters, Lorraine Peters and Berniece Bialas, both of Parkston; brother, Dr. Louis (Mary) Fischer, Naples, Florida; brother-in-law, Fred Stahl, Mitchell; sisters-in-law, Mildred Fischer and Delores Hohn, both of Parkston; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Harold was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mary Ann in 2003; daughter, Lori in 1981; grandson, Theodore in 2021; brothers, Raymond, Bernard and Elmer (infancy); sisters, Hilda Semmler, Linda Dawes, Annetta Van Dyke, and Dorothy Stahl; brothers-in-law Christ Semmler, Clifford Kurtz, Charles Dawes, Maynard Juhnke, Gerrit Van Dyke, Henry Peters, Harvey Bialas, Alvin Hohn, Marvin Hohn, Jerome Hohn and Ray Jendersee; and sisters-in-law Lorraine Fischer, Marcella Jendersee, Edna Hohn and Mary Hohn.
In Loving Memory
1932 - 2022
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