Robert “Bobby” Fischer

Robert “Bobby” Fischer age 81, of Hanska, Minnesota died on September 22, 2021, at his home.

Funeral Service will be held at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Sleepy Eye, on Monday, September 27, 2021 at 11:00 am.

Visitation will be on Monday from 9 to 11:00 am at the church prior to the service.

The clergy will be Father Mark Steffl.

Interment will be at the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Sleepy Eye.

Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

Robert “Bobby” Willis Fischer was born on December 19, 1939 in Sleepy Eye, MN to John & Bertha (Eckstein) Fischer. He grew up near Hanska where he attended country school. He lived and farmed in rural Hanska his entire life. He was married to Gloria Dauer and later Karen Seys. Bobby was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Eagles and the Sportsman’s Club, all in Sleepy Eye. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing cards, bowling and snowmobiling in his younger years.

He is survived by his sons, Rick (Becky) Fischer of Annandale, their children Elizabeth McKillip and Mitch Nelson, Curtis Fischer of San Diego, CA, daughters, Katti (Robert) Penkaty of Mankato, their son Dylan Hutchings, Brenda Hawker & special friend, Darv Turbes of Searles and her children Justin Hawker and Nathan Hawker, Lisa (Leo) Wallace and their children Chad Wallace and Shannon Rushlo. He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings, Viola, LaVerna, John, Wallace and Walter.