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Theresa C. Fischer

July 23, 1917 — March 18, 2016

Theresa Fischer, age 98, passed away Friday, March 18, 2016, at the Pierz Villa in Pierz, MN.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 23rd at St. Josephs Catholic Church in Pierz, MN, with Fr. Kenneth Popp officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. A luncheon will be served at the parish hall at St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church in Lastrupimmediately following the burial.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22nd and 9:00 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 23rd all at Emblom Brenny Funeral Service in Pierz. The Christian Mothers from St. Johns in Lastrup and St. Josephs in Pierz will pray the Rosary at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home followed by Parish Prayers at 7:00 p.m.

Theresa Catherine Kimman was born on July 23, 1917 in Pierz Township, Morrison County, Minnesota the daughter of Frank and Elizabeth (Boehmer) Kimman. She grew up on a farm in Pierz Township and attended country school through the eighth grade. She was united in marriage to Raymond Fischer on December 30, 1941. The couple farmed in Buh and Granite Townships until their retirement in 1979. They then moved to Pierz and in April of 2006, Theresa moved to Rose Court. Theresa was a member of St. John Nepomuk in Lastrup and after the move to Pierz she joined St. Josephs Catholic Church in Pierz. She was also an active member of the Christian Mothers in both parishes. Theresa faithfully volunteered at the Villa for 36 years pushing the old people to the chapel and their activities. She also chaperoned the residents to their various appointments. Theresa enjoyed gardening, strawberry and raspberry patch and always had apple trees. She also enjoyed playing ball with the grandchildren and great grandchildren and even pitched until the age of 95. Other interests included playing cards, socializing and visiting with resident at the Pierz Villa, and quilting with her family. She will be greatly missed by family, friends, staff and resident of the Pierz Villa and Rose Court apartments.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Janet (Linus) Huver of Alexandria, Gerald (Mary Ann) Fischer of Pierz, Eileen (John) Pohlkamp of Pierz, Dennis (Mary) Fischer of Pierz, David (Laure) Fischer of Pierz, daughter-in-law, Jean Fischer of Elk River; former daughter-in-law, Sheryl Fischer of Nowthen; 22 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren and one on way; 3 great great grandchildren; 3 step great grandchildren and 9 step great great grandchildren and one on the way.

Theresa was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Elizabeth (Boehmer) Kimman; husband, Raymond Fischer (April 10, 1980); sons, Jerome and his wife, Sue Fischer and Leon Fischer; grand son-in-law, Brian Johnson; infant granddaughter, Maureen Ann Huver; brothers, Arnold, Lawrence, Bernard, Frank Jr., Henry, Edward, Herman and Nicholas; sisters, Regina Kimman, Clara Wolf and Loretta Fischer; 5 sisters-in-law; 5 brothers-in-law; 5 nephews and 4 nieces.

In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the Pierz Villa.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, March 22, 2016

4:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church

208 Broadway, Little Falls, MN 56345

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Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Starts at 12:15pm (Central time)

St. Joseph's Catholic Church - Pierz

68 Main St N, Pierz, MN 56364

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