Edith Fischer

Wednesday, May 17, 2006

Edith Lulu Fischer, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, May 14, 2006 at the Lutheran Home.

She was born Nov. 4, 1917, in St. Louis, daughter of John A. and Edith Lulu Franke Smith. She and Kenneth Roland Fischer were married May 20, 1943, in Denver, Colo. He passed away Nov. 30, 1994.

Mrs. Fischer was a life member of Salem Evangelical Reform United Church of Christ in Florissant, Mo., and a Sunday school teacher. She was a member of the Forever Young Club and the Evening Guild at the church, and a member of Missouri Home Extension Club.

She was a member of Hanover Lutheran Church while living in Cape Girardeau. Mrs. Fischer was a secretary for Emerson Electric in St. Louis, and later was secretary 25 years for the president of United Auto Workers Local 325 in St. Louis.

Survivors include a daughter, Lynnore Meyer of Cape Girardeau; a son, Richard Fischer of Marietta, Ga.; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and a brother.

Visitation will be at the Valhalla Cemetery Chapel in St. Louis from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Valhalla Chapel, with the Rev. Mark Friz officiating. Burial will be in Valhalla Cemetery in St. Louis.

Memorials may be made to Multiple Sclerosis Society, 1867 Lackland Hill Parkway, St. Louis, Mo., 63146; or Alzheimer's Association, 9374 Olive Street Road, St. Louis, Mo., 63132-3214; or the Lutheran Home, 2825 Bloomfield, Cape Girardeau, Mo., 63703.

Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.