MIDDLETON - Beth Buckley Fischer, devoted mother and friend dies at 95. Beth Fischer, 95 years old, of Middleton passed away on Oct. 10, 2012, at the Agrace HospiceCare Center in Madison.

She was born on Dec. 14, 1916, in Elmira Heights, N.Y., to Leon I. Buckley and Margaret Dwyer. She married Gerald J. Fischer in New Brunswick, N.J., on May 31, 1941, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 3, 1987. Her sisters, Alma Janice Seabury and Edna Oaks also preceded her in death. During her married life she lived in Washington D.C., Plymouth, Mich., Darien Conn., and Fairfax, Va. For the last 11 years she has lived in Madison.

She is survived by four children, Gerald (Catherine) Fischer of Wayzata, Minn., Kenneth (Penelope) Fischer of Ann Arbor, Mich., Norman (Jeanne) Fischer of Houston, Texas, and Martha Fischer (Bill Lutes) of Madison; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at the OAKWOOD VILLAGE WEST CHAPEL 6205 Mineral Point Road, Madison, on Sunday afternoon Oct. 14, 2012, at 1 p.m.

There was a joyful quality to all of Beth’s relationships. She had an extraordinary life and enriched so many others in countless thoughtful ways. She continues to be an inspiration and shining example. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Agrace HospiceCare, 5395 E. Cheryl Parkway, Madison WI 53711 or the Gerald J. and Beth B. Fischer Scholarship Fund at the Interlochen Center of the Arts, Office of Advancement, Interlochen MI 49643. Condolences can be sent to Martha Fischer, 7321 Whitacre Road, Madison WI 53717.

Gunderson West

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