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Robert Fischer - March 28, 2012


8, of Kearney, formerly of Overton, died Wednesday, March 28, 2012, at his home.
Bud was born Feb. 3, 1924, on the farm near Republican City to Karl and Frieda (Weisshaar) Fischer.
He was baptized into the Lutheran faith as an infant. He was confirmed April 2, 1939, at Peace Lutheran in Alma.
He joined four sisters in the family that grew to seven children. He grew up on the farm, helping his dad and graduated from the original Republican City High School in 1942.
On Sept. 19, 1948, Robert and Dorothy (Heiden) were united in marriage at Peace Lutheran. The couple made their home north of Bertrand, where they farmed.
They were members of the Adullam Lutheran Church where Bud served on the church board for many years.
They became part of the Bertrand community where Bud served on the country school board and helped to incorporate the school into the Bertrand District. Bud also served as a telephone lineman repairing the country lines after each storm, and the Bertrand Co-op Board.