Myrtle E. Fischer, 88, Vandalia

Myrtle Emma Fischer, 88, of Vandalia and formerly of Brownstown, died on Friday, Feb. 22, 2008, at Fayette County Hospital in Vandalia.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at Temple Baptist Church in Vandalia, with the Rev. Loren File officiating. Burial will be in McInturff Cemetery, rural Vandalia. Visitation will be held two hours before services on Tuesday at the church. Hohlt & File Funeral Home in Vandalia is in charge of arrangements. Memorials: Temple Baptist Church.

Mrs. Fischer was born on May 5, 1919, in Brownstown, the daughter of John and Almyra McMullen Summerlott. She married Ewald W. Buck Fischer on Oct. 13, 1937, in Vandalia; he died on May 23, 2003.

She was employed at Owens-Brockway and Johnson, Stephens & Shinkle Shoe Factory, both in Vandalia, and was a school teacher for 20 years. She was a member of Temple Baptist Church and the Womens Missionary Society.

She is survived by sisters, Beulah Steinhauer and Agnes Snow, both of Vandalia; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, four brother and three sisters.

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