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Floyd Fischer, 89

Floyd Henry Fischer, 89, loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and uncle went to be with his Lord in heaven on Wednesday, June 9, 2010.

He was born on Nov. 22, 1920, in River Falls, Wis., to Joseph and Elizabeth Fischer. He served in the U.S. Army from 1942-43 and was a member of the River Falls American Legion and the River Falls United Methodist Church. He retired in 1977 after 19 years with the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. He married Florence Marion Guest on Sept. 20, 1944.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Florence; infant daughter, Catherine Ann; five brothers and one sister.

Survived by his children, Delores (Leroy) Thiemann, Robert (Bonnie) Fischer, Karen (Douglas) Hartford, Donald (Cheryl) Fischer, nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; two brothers and one sister; nieces, nephews and many friends.

Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, June 17, at the Cashman-Hill Funeral Home in River Falls and one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday. Funeral service will be held at the River Falls United Methodist Church at 1 p.m. Friday, June 18. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery immediately following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the American Cancer Society or donor's choice.

Online condolences at Cashman-Hill Funeral Home & Cremation Service is assisting the family with arrangements.