~~Daniel Fischer, age 53, of Olivia died Sunday, August 27, 2017 at the RC Hospital in Olivia. There will be a time of visitation Wednesday, August 30th from 5-7 p.m. at Dirks-Blem Funeral Home in Olivia. There will be a brief prayer service Wednesday at 6:45 p.m. led by Pastor Matt Hausken.
Daniel Joseph Fischer was born July 11, 1964 in Olivia, MN, to Ralph and Mary Ann (Gallery) Fischer. He grew up in Olivia and graduated from Olivia High School in 1982. He married Lisa Dahl on May 22, 1985 and they were blessed with three children. Dan worked doing various types of construction for many years. He has now been employed by the Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative as a welder for the past 20 years. Dan enjoyed working, tending his vegetable garden, and collecting KISS, Dale Earnhardt, and Vikings items.
Dan is survived by his wife Lisa of Olivia; his children: Nicole (and Jesus) Jiminez of Danube, Dustin (and Liz) Fischer of Olivia, and Rachael Fischer of Olivia; his seven grandchildren: Amaya, Aiden, Abel, Trey, Loretta, Colton, and Jacoby; his father Ralph Fischer of Olivia; his siblings: Sande Parrish of Minneapolis, Bob (and Lynn) Fischer of Olivia, Deb Rauenhorst of Olivia, Jim (and Brenda) Fischer of Glencoe, and Michelle (and Don) Grafft of Olivia; and his brother-in-law Rick Franzen of Willmar. Dan was preceded in death by his mother Mary Ann Fischer; his brother Richard; his sister Becky Franzen; his brother-in-law Paul Rauenhorst; and his sister-in-law Victoria Lynn Dahl.
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