Robert ‘Bob’ Fischer


Feb. 20, 1938 - Jan. 3, 2013



Robert “Bob” Fischer, 74, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away at home Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, with his family at his side. He was born Feb. 20, 1938, in Waukesha, to Francis and Anna (Flanders) Fischer. 


On Nov. 6, 1966, he married Noel McLees in Richfield Park, N.J.


Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Noel, and two children, Robb (Dawn) Fischer of Sturgeon Bay and Darcy Fischer of Sturgeon Bay. He was “Bompa” to two grandchildren, Alec and Anna Fischer. He is also survived by a brother, Frank (Celeste) Fischer of Delafield, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. 


He was preceded in death by his parents; his stepmother, Constance Fischer; two brothers, Joseph and Peter; and one sister, Tess.


A celebration of life in honor of Bob will be held Saturday, Feb. 2, starting at 2 p.m. at the Jaycee Club House in Sturgeon Bay.  


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Door County Humane Society, Amvets or the Maritime Museum. 


Forbes Funeral Home, 920-743-6574, is serving the family. Online condolences may be offered at