Larry M. Fisher, 74

Published 9:04 am Saturday, August 24, 2019

Larry M. Fisher, 74, of Austin, Minnesota, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, at St. Mark’s Lutheran Home.

Larry M. Fisher, 74

Larry was born April 24, 1945, in Duluth, Minnesota, to Lyle and Delores (Thibault) Fisher. He attended Austin High School, where he swam on the swim team and spent his summers working as a lifeguard, graduating in 1963. He went on to serve in the U.S. Navy for four years. After his service, he earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Mankato State University. Larry married Mary Foster on March 28, 1970, in Estelline, South Dakota. He spent his career as a USDA federal food inspector.

Larry was a member of the Cedar Valley Conservation Club, the Austin American Legion Post 91 and First Congregational Church. An avid lover of antique cars, he enjoyed taking his ‘49 Ford to car shows.

Email newsletter signup

He was preceded in death by his parents; and in-laws, Ernie and Myrtle Foster. Larry is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Mary Fisher; children, Bryan Fisher (Mari Sevig) of Maplewood, Minnesota, Jill (Mike) Lubbesmeyer of Plymouth, Minnesota, and Brad (Ann) Fisher of Minneapolis, Minnesota; five grandchildren, Solomon and Isaac Fisher, Adam Lubbesmeyer, and Juliet and Gabriel Fisher; twin brother, Lyle (Shirley) Fisher of Rochester, Minnesota; brothers, Robert (Lori) Fisher of Florida and Scott Fisher of Missouri; brother-in-law, Merwin (Laura) Foster of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; and nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, at First Congregational Church with the Rev. Shari Mason officiating. Visitation will be from 7-8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, at Clasen-Jordan Mortuary and will continue for one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the church. Interment will be at Grandview Cemetery with Austin American Legion Post 91 and Olaf B. Damm VFW Post 1216 in charge of military rites.