BEST DAY EVER!  A hot cup of coffee, a dog on her lap, and a cat in hair!  And likely 4 more cats out of the photo waiting their turn.
Carol Marie Fischer
  • 78 years old
  • Date of birth: Jan 4, 1939
  • Date of passing: Mar 16, 2017
Those we love, don’t go away. They walk beside us everyday. Unseen, unheard, but always near. Still loved, still missed and very dear.

Carol Marie Fischer, 78, died Thursday, March 16, 2017. She passed peacefully at Holly Heights Care Center in Denver, Colorado.

She was born to the late Florence (Glass) Wanner and Paul Glass on January 4th 1939 in St. Louis, MO. Carol graduated from Afton High School.

Carol is survived by 3 children: her daughter Vicki Wegman, son Jeff Fischer and wife Christina, son Todd Fischer and wife Kimberly, and eight grandchildren; Haley, Vance, Ty, Emmalynn, Sydney, Jake, Abby, and Taryn. She is also survived by her ex-husband Roy Fischer of Quinlan, Texas, her brother Melvin Glass of Fenton, MO, her brother Len Wanner and wife Theresa of Fredericktown, MO and her brother Larry Wanner of Dexter, MO.

Carol will be fondly remembered as a best friend to many.
She loved life most when she had a hot cup of coffee, a cat on her lap, a view of flowers growing in the yard and a friend to chat with. She was compassionate and comforting, she had a kind listening ear that one could entrust with all their life’s ups and downs.

Memorial Service and Tributes
Carol requested cremation and for her ashes to be dispersed in a quiet garden, with the ashes of the cats she had loved. A memorial service will be held in Fredericktown, Missouri around early July.

Carol requested that friends and family either plant a garden flower in her memory or make a donation to a local cat rescue organization. She never cared for “funeral lilies”, she said, and she hated watching flowers fade away in a vase…when they could be growing vibrantly in the garden.

TO FAMILY AND FRIENDS:
PLEASE HELP US BUILD A BIOGRAPHY BY CONTRIBUTING YOUR STORIES AND PHOTOS. Click on 'Her Life', 'Gallery' or 'Stories' tabs above and share. Her grandchildren are especially interested in finding out more about her early life.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Emma Perruccio on 1st April 2017

"Carol Fischer was not only my grandma, she was an amazing person that influenced my life very much. I wanted to thank her for always looking out for me and always being kind to me when I was down. I never had the chance to tell her I loved her very much and I regret not doing that. She had always brought a smile to my face every time I visited her and she always made me laugh. I miss her very much. She had accomplished so much in life and I am very proud to say that she was a great great person in my life. Sincerely Abby P."

This tribute was added by Wendi Czekanski on 30th March 2017

"Vicki, Jeff, Todd, and family, I am so sorry to hear about Carol.  This is a beautiful tribute to her.  I am sending prayers and hugs to all of you.  We have lots of seeds to plant this spring and will be plant some flowers in honor of her."

This tribute was added by L M on 28th March 2017

"My deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Carol  Marie Fischer. The death of a loved one can be very painful and weight heavily on our hearts.loosing such a wonderful person tells of her genuine love. (John 5:28,29) says ' Do not be amazed at this,for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tomb will here his voice and come out ,those who did good to a resurrection of life..'may you all continue to hold the precious memories of your dearly beloved Carol close to your hearts and know that she is in gods memory and very soon we will see the ones we lost in death again. https://www.jw.org/en/publications/magazines/watchtower-no5-2016-September/need/comfort /""

This tribute was added by Pat Thompson on 25th March 2017

"Vicki,
I am sorry to hear about Carol's passing. I am a cousin to Roy and remember Carol as a young woman and Mom. She always had a sweet smile, a cute laugh and kind word! I know that you will always have Carol close in your heart. Blessing to all of you. Pat Munder Thompson"

This tribute was added by Berni Lynn on 25th March 2017

"Carol and I became friends later on in life.  I believe we were both surprised to discover we had so much in common.  We shared many "loves and Likes".  She will always share a piece of me and my heart will be happy as I recall the loves and likes we both appreciated and were thankful for.  These are some of the best and some of the simplest:  8 amazing Grandchildren and their loving parents, friend and family gatherings, the sound of children and pets playing, a good cup of coffee, gooey butter cake and chocolate chip cookies, purple and green, old times,  the tedious chore of shelling pecans, the aroma of earthy flowers growing to display their glorious splendor.  These will always be a reminder of Carol and will continue to remain on and on.  Peace!"

This tribute was added by Sherri Heitzmann on 21st March 2017

"A wonderful tribute with beautiful pictures of a woman who loved life! She left an incredible legacy in her children and grandchildren. A piece of her is in each of them. May God give peace and comfort to all her family and friends!"

This tribute was added by Betty Shamblen on 20th March 2017

"There isn't enough space to allow for all that Carol was.  She thought of everyone before herself,  always smiled.  Her family was the most important part of her life!   Loved her Choc Full of Nuts coffee which she had a terrible time finding when she left Williamson, NY.  Wednesday's in winter found the three CRAZY GIRLS  (Mother, Jugs, and Speed) skiing at Song Mountain .. Syracuse NY   Carol  (nick named Mother - Dorothy (nick named Speed) and Betty (me- nicknamed Jugs)
When Carol left NY STATE it wasn't the same.  Carol made friends easily, enjoyed being a homebody and always had friends drop in because "her door was always open" and coffee was readily available!  She and Roy owned a  Maine Coon Cat .... sadly the cat needed a new home when she moved to Missouri ... our local TV Station ended up adopting the cat as their office Mascot.  RIP dear friend we traveled many memory miles"

This tribute was added by Debra Allen Batey on 20th March 2017

"I will miss Carol she was a great person and animal lover. I will always remember the day we ran around Denver and laughed so much with Demetria and went to a party, Carol was exhausted so the next day we just hung at the house and barbecued. She loved to laugh"


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