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Rose Mary Fischer

May 26, 1926—November 9, 2017

ELMWOOD – Rose Mary Fischer, 91, of Elmwood, Neb., passed away Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, surrounded by family at Bryan East Hospital in Lincoln. She was born May 22, 1926 to Albert and Christina (Meyer) Staack in Avoca. She received her teaching certificate from Peru State College.

Rose Mary married Francis Fischer, February 4, 1947 in Elmwood. She worked beside Francis on the farm and was a devoted mother. Rose Mary belonged to the Elmwood Modern Mothers Club, St. Mary’s Altar Society, Legion Aux., Senior Center Board and May Bird Birthday Club. She also enjoyed quilting, playing cards and attending sporting events. Most of all she loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She is survived by her children, Ruth Ann (Les) Hlavac of Louisville, Jim (Debbie) Fischer of Lincoln, Bill (Bev) Fischer, Bob (Denise) Fischer and Kathleen Fischer all of Elmwood; grandchildren, Chris (Mark) Jenson, Kyle (Sara) Fischer, Wade (Erin) Spicer, Chase Spicer & special friend Becky Clausen, Sara (Chris) Howard, Mike Fischer; great grandchildren, Jesse Jenson, Wrigley & Piper Fischer, Tristan & Kody Spicer, Macy & Zane Howard; sister, Lorene (LeRoy) Furry; sister-in-law, Rosie Staack; brother-in-law, Rich Vasina and many nieces, nephews and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and siblings; Harold Staack, Bud Staack, Charlie Staack, Mildred Staack and Delores Vasina.

Funeral Mass was held Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Elmwood. Burial was at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Elmwood.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to St. Mary’s Catholic Church or Elmwood Senior Center.

Condolences may be sent to

Arrangements by: Fusselman Allen Harvey Funeral Home, Elmwood, Neb.


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