January 9, 1922 – August 15, 2014


Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, August 18, 2014 at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Richmond, MN for Lorraine M. Fischer, age 92, who died Friday at Cherrywood Advanced Living in Richmond. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

Relatives and friends may call from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Sunday at the Wenner Funeral Home in Richmond. Parish Prayers will be at 4:00 p.m. followed by a rosary with Christian Women and Catholic United Financial. Visitation will continue from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Monday morning at the funeral home.

Lorraine was born in Richmond, MN to John and Veronica (Hemmesch) Ressemann. She married Henry Fischer on April 26, 1939 in Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Richmond. Lorraine worked as a custodian for District 750 for many years. She loved bargain shopping and spoiling her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a member of Sts. Peter & Paul Parish, Christian Women, and Catholic United Financial.

Survivors include her children, Sharon Brown, Janel (Mark) Roettger; daughter-in-law, Terri Fischer; siblings, Ruth Worm, Dolores (Ken) Brunner, Wilfred (Helen) Ressemann; grandchildren, Steve (Lisa) Brown, Stacey (Brent) Bengtson, Sarah Brown (fiancé, Darrin), Brad (Melissa) Fischer, Ryan Fischer (significant other, Nikki), Kelsey Fischer (fiancé, Eli), Jennifer (Gerard) Crosby, Mike Roettger (significant other, Shelly), and 7 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry; children, Jane, David, and Randall; son-in-law, Gary Brown, and brother-in-law, Math Worm.

Arrangements are with the Wenner Funeral Home in Richmond, MN.