Obituary: Yvonne Hemelt Fischer

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BOSSIER CITY – A Funeral Mass for Yvonne Hemelt Fischer will be 11 a.m. Friday, October 16, 2015 at St. Jude Catholic Church, 4700 Palmetto Rd, Benton, LA 71006. Officiating will be Father Pike Thomas. Visitation will be at St. Jude prior to the service, beginning at 9 a.m.

Yvonne was born March 17, 1927 in New Orleans and passed away October 9, 2015 in Bossier City. She was a graduate of St. Joseph Academy High School in New Orleans. Yvonne was a homemaker.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Herbert John Fischer, Jr. and parents, Anthony Peter Hemelt and Augusta Sulzer Hemelt.

She is survived by her children, Jeannine Fischer Holifield, Cary A. Fischer and wife, Jeannette and Gary H. Fischer and wife, Janet; grandchildren, Danielle Holifield Martin, Adam Holifield, Chad Fischer, Chet Fischer, Cherie Fischer Thompson, Carie Ann Fischer, Cye Fischer and great grandchildren, Austin Martin, Evan Martin, Elijah Holifield, Andrew Fischer, Natalie Fischer, Payton Fischer, Harper Fischer and Claire Thompson.

The family extends their gratitude to the doctors, nurses and staff at Willis Knighton Bossier for their compassionate care.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the St. Jude Catholic Church Building Fund.