Christian Fischer, 71, of Trimble, MO passed away Friday, May 20, 2016. He was born February 9, 1945 in New Orleans, LA to Christian and Henrietta (Conklin) Fischer. He graduated high school in Hammond, LA, earned his AA degree and served six years in the Air National Guard.
Christian spent the majority of his working years as an electronic engineer, and retired from Burlington Northern Railroad in 2010. In his spare time, he enjoyed traveling with Thelma, building computers, and making things with wood. He was a longtime member of the IBEW.
Survivors include his wife, Thelma Fischer; children, Maleta Fischer, of Metairie, LA, Christopher Daugherty of Kansas City, MO, Sean Daugherty (Kelly) of Davenport, IA and Destiny Eastep (Jason) of Smithville, MO; a brother, Douglas Fischer, Pearl River, LA; a sister, Mary Fischer, Carbondale, IL; seven grandchildren, Ashley, Jacob, Chelsea, Brian, Darcy, Lilly and Austin. He was preceded in death by his parents.
The family will receive friends from 5-7:00 p.m. on Monday, May 23, 2016, at the Meyers Northland Chapel in Parkville, MO, where a memorial service celebrating his life will follow at 7:00 p.m. with Rev. Joseph Cisetti presiding. Burial at Hazelwood Cemetery in Springfield, MO. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Kidney Foundation or to the MS Society. Memories of Christian and condolences may be left at www.meyersfuneralchapel.com.