Benjamin “Benny” Fischer

SLEEPY EYE – Benjamin “Benny” Fischer, 86, of rural Sleepy Eye died on Oct. 9, 2016 while under hospice care at the Sleepy Eye Care Center.

Graveside service will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Sleepy Eye on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 12 p.m. Military rites will be provided by the Sleepy Eye Honor Guard.

Visitation will be on Wednesday from 8:30 to 11:30 am at the Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye.

Benjamin was born on April 16, 1930 in rural Sleepy Eye to Frank and Clara (Bruckbauer) Fischer.

He enlisted in the US Army in 1954 and was honorably discharged in 1956 at the Rank of SP3.

He is survived by his wife, Genny; daughter, Penny Mohr; son, Todd; 4 grandchildren; sisters, Olivia Binder and Rosemary Tauer; and a brother, Sylvester Fischer.