Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 5, 2020, at the Milford United Methodist Church with Pastor Angela DeFisher officiating. Burial is in Blue Mound Cemetery, Milford. Memorials have been established to the church or to the Kiwanis Backpack Program. Lauber Funeral Home, Milford, is entrusted with the care and arrangements.
We encourage those attending the service for Mr. Fischer to abide by the Milford United Methodist Church's covid policy which requires mandatory wearing of masks and social distancing measures in the sanctuary. Masks will be provided if you should forget to bring one. Thank you for your understanding. If you are unable to join the family and friends of Dick who will be attending-feel free to listen to the memorial service recording at a later time by logging on to the church's facebook page.
Richard L. Fischer was born June 2, 1950 in Lincoln, Nebraska to Richard H. and Betty (Barnhill) Fischer, and passed away May 28, 2020, at Memorial Hospital in Seward at the age of 69.
As a young boy, Richard attended Milford Public Schools, Wymore Public Schools and Pawnee City Public Schools, graduating with the class of 1968. He furthered his education by attending Dana College in Blair, graduating with a degree in Physical Education. On August 9, 1970, he was united in marriage to Janet Dageford and to this union a daughter, Jennifer and a son, Drew were born.
Dick taught physical education and coached for Milford Public Schools for 38 years, retiring in 2011. Dick and Jan loved to travel, especially to the Rocky Mountains in Colorado and San Diego, CA on several occasions. He was an avid car enthusiast and enjoyed being the family handyman. He loved the time spent attending his grandchildren’s sporting events. He was a member of the Milford United Methodist Church and was active with various committees over the years.
Survivors include his wife, Janet, daughter, Jennifer Fischer, Omaha, son and daughter-in-law, Drew and Leslie Fischer, also of Omaha, grandchildren, Taylor and Xavier Barrett, Yulee, FL, Ellen, Jackson and Evan Fischer, all of Omaha, a great-granddaughter, Adaleigh Barrett, Yulee, FL, his mother, Betty Fischer, Plattsmouth, NE, a sister and brother-in-law, Carol and Steve Hoffman, Overland Park, KS, a niece and nephew, Emily Hoffman, Russellville, AR, and Alex Hoffman, Overland Park, KS, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Richard H, in 2016, and a granddaughter, Jordyn Kay Homan in 1995.
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