CARLOCK — Gary M. Fischer, 59, of Carlock died at 3 p.m. Thursday (Dec. 1, 2005) at his residence.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Minonk, the Rev. Craig Swenson officiating. Cremation will be accorded with burial of ashes in Minonk Township Cemetery following the service.
Arrangements are being handled by Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home, El Paso.
Gary was born on May 5, 1946, in Streator, a son of Ernest and Ida Claude Fischer.
Survivors include Barbara Coleman of El Paso; two aunts, Ruby Carls of Flanagan, and Grace (Dale) Haning of Peoria; an uncle, Kenneth (Shirley) McCormick of Washington; and numerous cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
An U.S. Army veteran, he served during the Vietnam War and worked at the Veterans Administration as a counselor for 20 years.
He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Minonk.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.