John James Fischer Sr., 57, of Shawano, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born in Shawano on Oct. 6, 1959, the son of the late Jerome and Agnes (Busch) Fischer.
John enjoyed vegetable gardening, canning many of the things he harvested. He loved being in the outdoors, hunting and fishing. More than anything, he loved spending time with his family.
John is survived by three children, Ben Fischer, John Fischer Jr. and Jessica Close; two grandsons, Ashton and Xavier; his fiancée, Carmalita VandenBusch, and her children, Chassidy and Bailey; his sisters and brother, Debbie (Richard) Skalitzky, Shirley (Jim Lardinois) Pecore and Tom (Sharon) Fischer; his stepsister, Kathy Fischer; his sister-in-law, Roxanne Fischer; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.