Celebration of Life for Andrew Fischer, 100, Monday at Robison-Bahnmiller Funeral Home

 07/21/2017 - 23:50

Andrew Julius Fischer, 100, of Richland MI, formerly of Saline/Ann Arbor, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 20 2017 with his family by his side.

Andrew was born on October 22, 1916 in Budapest, Hungary. He was the son of the late Andrew Fischer Sr. and Maria (Minnie) Fischer (Schickler).

On August 16th, 1947 he married Evelyn M. Kingsley and she passed away March 30, 1962. Andrew was a farmer for many years and started his baking career at Gauss Bakery in Ann Arbor. He proudly served in the United States Army from 1945-46 and he was a private corporal.

He retired from the University of Michigan at age 70 as a head baker, being employed at numerous quadrangles. In his later years, he enjoyed spending his winters in Las Vegas, NV and his summers at Gull Lake, MI.

He is survived by daughter, Shirley Kruger of Milan; granddaughter, Wendy (Stephen) Aho of Milan; and great-granddaughter, Cassandra Aho of Milan. He is also survived by his brother, Reginald Fischer (Joanne) of Traverse City, as well as many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, his sister Anne Kellogg, his son-in-law Roy Kruger, and two nieces, Judy Zimmerman and Beverly Kellogg.

His celebration of life will be held on Monday, July 24, 2017 at 1:00 pm at the Robison-Bahnmiller Funeral Home in Saline, MI with visitation starting at 11:00am. Pastor Drexel Morton will be officiating the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Arbor Hospice or the American Cancer Society. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Saline. To sign Andy’s guestbook, to leave a memory or for more information or directions, please visit www.rbfhsaline.com.

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