Beth Buckley Fischer

Beth Buckley Fischer

Beth Buckley Fischer, devoted mother and friend, dies at 95.

Beth Fischer, 95 years old, of Middleton WI passed away on October 10, 2012 at the Agrace Hospice Center in Madison. She was born on December 14, 1916 in Elmira Heights, NY to Leon I. Buckley and Margaret Dwyer. She married Gerald J. Fischer in New Brunswick, N.J on May 31, 1941 and he preceded her in death on September 3, 1987. Her sisters Alma Janice Seabury and Edna Oaks also precede her in death. During her married life she lived in Washington D.C., Plymouth MI, Darien CT and Fairfax, VA. For the last 11 years she has lived in Madison WI.

She is survived by four children, Gerald (Catherine) Fischer of Wayzata, MN, Kenneth (Penelope) Fischer of Ann Arbor, MI, Norman (Jeanne) Fischer of Houston, TX, Martha Fischer (Bill Lutes) of Madison WI, 7 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at the OAKWOOD VILLAGE WEST CHAPEL 6205 MINERAL POINT ROAD, MADISON on Sunday afternoon October 14, 2012 at 1:00 p.m.

There was a joyful quality to all of Beth’s relationships. She had an extraordinary life and enriched so many others in countless thoughtful ways. She continues to be an inspiration and shining example. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Agrace Hospice, 5395 E. Cheryl Parkway, Madison WI 53711 or the Gerald J. and Beth B. Fischer Scholarship Fund at the Interlochen Center of the Arts, Office of Advancement, Interlochen MI 49643. Condolences can be sent to Martha Fischer, 7321 Whitacre Rd., Madison WI 53717.