Dale Fischer age 83 of Tracy passed away Friday, May 6, 2016 at Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls. Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 9 at the Tracy Area Funeral Home. Visitation is 4:00-7:00 p.m. Sunday, May 8 at the Tracy Area Funeral Home and will continue one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Burial is in the Tracy City Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com. Stephens Funeral Service – Tracy Area Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Dale Curtis Fischer was born June 15, 1932 in Tracy, Minnesota to Fredrick and Ada (Brantner) Fischer. He grew up on the Fischer farm and graduated from Tracy High School in 1951. Dale enlisted in the United States Air Force July 7, 1951 and served in Korea. He continued working with radar and computer systems after his discharge for Douglas Aircraft, CA. His career continued as a computer maintenance and repair technician and instructor for Remington, Rand/Univac in Utica, NY. Dale’s career required frequent travels to many destinations around the globe. He frequently traveled to London, Rome, Paris, Cairo, Singapore, Tokyo, Moscow, and Shanghai, to name a few. Dale was also an avid hunter and fisherman following his passion through the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa.
Dale is survived by his brother Larry (Margie) Fischer of Tracy; and two nephews and one niece and their families: Dean (Joan) Fischer of Crooks, SD, Brad (Brittany) Fischer of Hot Springs, SD, and Heidi (Mike) Heppler of Sioux Falls, SD. He is preceded in death by his parents.