Funeral service for Michael Fischer will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, at New Life Church with Chaplain Gordon Harper officiating. Visitation and family gathering will take place from noon to 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, at Gillette Memorial Chapel.
Michael “Fish” Bernard Fischer died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018. at his home in Gillette, Wyoming.
Mike was born Oct. 24, 1964, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Henry and Ann (McKenney) Fischer. Mike graduated from the University of Minnesota. After graduation he moved to Wyoming where he served for 30 years as a Gillette police officer. He served many years as a Patrol Office and later for 3 years as a School Resource Officer. Mike was an avid hunter, was skilled at home repairs, and was also known for baking cookies and other treats for his family, friends, and coworkers. Mike always had a smile on his face and was known to occasionally play harmless pranks.
Mike will be lovingly remembered by his step-mother, Doris Fischer; his brother, Joseph (Sheila) Fischer; his three sisters, Mary Fischer; Helen (Steve) Ballinger; Grace (Janet) Fischer-Schneider; and his two nephews, Patrick and Leo. Michael is preceded in death by his father and mother. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Mike’s name to the Y.E.S. House or the Campbell County DARE Program. Memorials and condolences may also be sent in Mike’s name in care of Gillette Memorial Chapel, 210 West 5th Street, Gillette, WY, 82716. Condolences may also be expressed at www.gillettememorialchapel.com