Helmut Fischer

Obituary of Helmut Fischer

Helmut Fischer, 83, of Gilbertsville, PA passed away on August 13, 2017 at his home. He was the husband of Anneliese (Krings) Fischer with whom he would have shared 57 years of marriage in March.

Helmut was born July 9, 1934 in Ottowitz, Czech Republic. He was a son of the late Anton and Friedaricka (Gossel) Fischer.

Mr. Fischer worked for Laneko Engineering Company for many years. After retiring from Laneko he began working at Animas Corporation. Helmut enjoyed going to the YMCA in Boyertown every day. He also loved hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Fischer is survived by two sons, John Fischer, husband of Janis, Quakertown, PA, and Bernie Fischer, husband of Brenda, Pottstown, PA; two grandchildren, Bryan Rudi Fischer and Lauryn Fischer; one sister, Gerlinde Hosso, Mont Clare, PA; and one brother, Rudi Fischer, Germany.

A calling hour will take place on Thursday, August 17, 2017 from 2-3 pm at the Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St. Pottstown, PA 19464. A Memorial Service will follow at 3 pm. Interment will be private and held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society at https://donate3.cancer.org Online condolences may be made to the family at www.houckgofusunferalhome.com