The following articles were taken from the Fargo Forum.
FISCHER, FREDERICK GEORGE
FRED G, FISCHER
CRITICALLY HURT IN AUTO MISHAP
Fred G. Fischer, 52, prominent farmer living 2 miles north
Fischer, father of 14 children, is well known for his extensive turkey business.
Suffering a possible broken back, cuts, bruises and extreme shock, Fischer was taken to St. Ansgar hospital by ambulance. The attending physician said Fischer's condition would not permit X-ray examination.
Highway patrolmen said Fischer, driving homeward alone, apparently fell asleep and missed the turn on highway 75 near Moorhead Riverside cemetery.
His car jumped off the road and rolled nearly 20 feet, landing on its side in the cemetery.
Patrolmen said the machine hurdled a hedge before coming to a stop.
Fischer was thrown 20 feet from the car.
“There were no witnesses to the accident and no tires were blown out”, officials said.
Mr. and Mrs. Fischer have six girls and eight boys. The children are: Tech 3rd gr.
Frederick, Sgt. Robert, Seaman 2nd class Vincent, Lyle, Allan, Lawrence, John, Jerome, Eloise, Mary, Arlene, Elaine, Charlotte, and Audrey.
FRED FISCHER SERIOUSLY HURT-Moorhead Daily News Mon. July 9, 1945.pl
In St. Ansgar hospital with a broken beck and the lower
portion of his body paralyzed is Fred Fischer, 52, well-known turkey farmer who
resides two miles north of
He was injured about 8:00 p. m. Saturday when his car
careened into the ditch on Highway 75 near
Cause of the accident was apparently due to a faulty accelerator, the foot feed sticking as he approached the curve on Highway 75. The car plowed into the ditch and then overturned several times, Fischer being hurled from the machine, which was totally demolished.
He was taken to St Ansgar hospital by ambulance. There are 14 children in the Fischer family, three of them in military service.
BLAME ACCELERATOR IN FISCHER CRASH
Fargo Forum, 10 July 1945 (Tuesday Morning)
A sticking accelerator may have been responsible for the
automobile accident Saturday evening north of
Mrs. Fischer said the foot-feed on the automobile had stuck previously while she was driving.
FRED FISCHER DIES IN HOSPITAL·
Fred George Fischer, 51, farmer near
Fischer was born in
Surviving are his wife and fourteen children: Fred Fischer,
technician third grade in China; Robert, serving in the air corps at Ardmore,
Oklahoma; Eloise at home; Vincent, seaman second class, stationed at San Bruno,
Calif., who is home on leave at present; and Lyle, Mary, Allan, Lawrence,
Arlene, Elaine, Jerome, Charlotte, John and Audrey, all at home. Mr. Fischer
also leaves two sisters, Cora Fischer,
Funeral arrangements have not been made as yet. The body is at Houglum and Olson Funeral.
FISCHER DIES OF INJURIES-Fargo Forum, 13 July 1945 (Friday morning)
Fred George Fischer, 52, owner of a turkey farm two miles
The accident was believed to have been caused by the
accelerator of the car sticking. The car plunged off a curve near
Mrs. Fischer's father, Samuel W. Barton, of
Born Aug. 6, 1893, in
Other survivors include eight brothers and sisters. William. of 1011 Tenth Ave. N., Fargo; Mrs. Nick Wambach, 1325 Fifth Ave. S., Moorhead; Herbert, of Georgetown, Minn., August, of Leonard, N.D., Ed, of Fair Oaks, Calif., and Clara, Claude, and Frank of Sacramento, California.
A veteran of World War 1, he was the second vice commander of Melvin E. Hearl
American Legion post,
The body is at Houglum & Olson
Funeral Home in
Funeral services have been tentatively set for Monday. A rosary will be said for Mr. Fischer tonight by the CYO of St. Mary's at the funeral home.
FUNERAL SERVICES HELD FOR FISCHER AT ST. JOSEPH'S
Moorhead Daily News; Mon. July 16.1945 p3
Funeral services for Frederick George Fischer,
Honorary pallbearers were: Matt Cemitck, Ray Gessell, Jack Garrett, Manny Margett, Herman Pederson, Fedelis Reiss; Active pallbearers being Albin Marquart, Sam Zink, Lambert Fischer, Evett Mathews, George Fischer, and Oscar Andree.
Burial was in the