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Descendants of Joseph Frank Fischer




Generation No. 1


1. JOSEPH FRANK2 FISCHER (FISCHER1) was born December 18, 1867 in Liepzig, Germany, and died July 12, 1943 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He married MARY SCHIER 1897, daughter of JOHN SCHIER and MARY HEINDEL. She was born January 22, 1879 in Oak Harbor, Ohio, and died April 13, 1962 in Sunshine Hospital, Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Notes for J
OSEPH FRANK FISCHER:
Moved to Grand Rapids in about 1881. He was 30 years old when he married in about 1897. In 1920 Census lived in Walker Township on West Bridge Street later renamed to Lake Michigan Drive. 1930 Census Shows him at the same house I think it also shows he was a naturalized citizen. He was a furniture carver at John Widicome Furniture Factory. He was not a veteran. Obituary - Joseph Frank Fischer, Aged 76 of Bridge Rd. NW passed away Monday afternoon at St Marys hospital. He is suvived by his widow, Mrs Mary Fischer: Four sons, Harry, Joseph, Leo and Charles: three daughters, Mrs Alva Buck, Mrs Al Howland, Mrs Fred Hoffman; two Brothers, Charles and Edward Fischer: one sister Mrs. Ferdinand Becker 21 grand children. Funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 9 o'clock in St Mary's Church. Internment in Mt. Calvary cemetery. Mr Fischer reposes at the Alt Mortury where members of the Holy Name society and freinds will recite the Rosary Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock.           

More About J
OSEPH FRANK FISCHER:
Burial: July 14, 1943, Mt Calvary Cemetary
Census: 1930, Lake Michigan Drive, Walker Michigan
Immigration: 1890
Naturalization: Yes in 1930 Census
Occupation: Spindle Carver worked at John Widicome Co.
Religion: Catholic

Notes for M
ARY SCHIER:
Obituary - Mrs. Mary Fischer, aged 83, of 3168 Lake Michigan Dr. NW, passed away Friday night in Sunshine Hospital after a lingering illness. She is survived by four sons, Harry, Joseph, Leo and Charles, all of Grand Rapids; three daughters, Mrs. Alva Buck, Mrs. Al Howland and Mrs. Fred Hoffman, all of Grand Rapids; 28 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; one brother, Frank Shier of Port Huron; two sisters, Mrs. Matt Drexler of Columbiana, Ohio, Mrs. Katherine Schroeder of Owosso, Michigan. Funeral Mass will be offered Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock in St. Mary's Church. Interment Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Mrs. Fischer reposes at the Alt Mortuary, where friends will recite the Rosary Monday evening at 8 o'clock.


More About M
ARY SCHIER:
Baptism: February 26, 1879, Oak Harbor, Ohio, Saint Bonaface Church
Burial: April 17, 1962, Mt. Calvary Cemetary
Religion: Catholic
     
Children of J
OSEPH FISCHER and MARY SCHIER are:
  i.   CHARLEY JOSEPH3 FISCHER, b. June 13, 1900.
2. ii.   HARRY AUTON FISCHER, b. December 20, 1901, Grand Rapids, Michigan; d. October 1984, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  iii.   LORETTA MARY FISCHER, b. February 13, 1904.
3. iv.   JOSEPH FRANK FISCHER, b. July 19, 1907, Grand Rapids, Michigan; d. October 1981, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  v.   LEO ALFRED FISCHER, b. June 05, 1909; d. June 1964.
  More About LEO ALFRED FISCHER:
Social Security Number: 386-09-9803

  vi.   HELLEN THERESA FISCHER, b. August 01, 1912, Grand Rapids, MIchigan; m. ALVA BUCK; b. March 16, 1908, Michigan; d. September 15, 1993, Grand Rapids, MIchigan.
  Notes for HELLEN THERESA FISCHER:
1930 Census Ennumeration District 41-127 Sheet 33B

  Notes for ALVA BUCK:
Mechanic in Garage

  vii.   EVA CECELIA FISCHER, b. November 03, 1914, Grand Rapids, Michigan; d. November 14, 1997, Grand Rapids, Michigan; m. AL HOWLAND.
4. viii.   CHARLIE FRANK FISCHER, b. February 25, 1917, Grand Rapids, Michigan; d. August 05, 2002, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  ix.   CATHERINE ELIZABETH FISCHER, b. April 24, 1919; m. FRED HOFFMAN.


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