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“Joyce! keeping you and family in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: Cheryl Spencer - Macon, MO

“Dear Joyce, So sorry to read about Fred's passing. I know I used to see you both out and around from time to time. You both looked like you belonged...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Alice M (Holman) Stoneburner - IL

“So sad to read of Fred's passing, but knowing he is in the presence of God makes it easier. We have many memories of the years in ME together. God...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: NEal nd Carmel Dieken - Oregon, OK

“Dear Joyce and Family, Kathy and I have been so blessed to have known Fred in this earthly life. Fun to talk to, fun to be with, always helping, and...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Chuck and Kathy Nelson - IL


Fred Fischer, 78, of Rockford moved on to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, June 11, 2013. Fred was born in New York City and grew up in Connecticut. He met his wife in Illinois while serving in the Air Force. A long time resident of Illinois, Fred worked many years as an electronics specialist at Warner Lambert. He was a proud handyman and gardener and had special appreciation for all God's creatures, especially his pets.
He was a loving husband of 52 years to wife, Joyce; dedicated father to Steve (Lesa) Fischer, Mark (Lisa) Fischer and daughter, Laurie (Kory) Billingsley; grandfather to Megan, Chase, Ian, Cole, Maddie and Sam.
A Memorial Service celebrating Fred's life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18, 2013, in the chapel of Cremation Society of Illinois, 6825 Weaver Road, Rockford, IL, with a Memorial Visitation from 1:00 p.m. till time of service. Pastor Ron Lindner will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Fred's name may be directed to Heartland Hospice, 6885 Vistagreen Way, Rockford, IL 61107.
Cremation Society of Illinois assisted the family.