Lambert (Bert) Nicholas FISCHER


Lambert (Bert) Nicholas

20 January 1927 – 31 July 2014

Lambert (Bert) Fischer of Red Deer, Alberta passed away peacefully at the Red Deer Hospice on 31 July 2014 at the age of 87. Born in Young, Saskatchewan, Bert was the youngest of 14 children. He was a proud veteran who served on the HMCS Uganda during WWII, and later with the Royal Canadian Air Force. Bert will be lovingly remembered by his sisters Lydia Millar and Eva Greig both of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; four sons – Richard of Calgary, Barry (Lynn) of Red Deer, Philip (Sandra) of Calgary, and Christopher (Sandy) of Port Renfrew, BC; twelve grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Bert was predeceased by his wife Rita in 1982; his wife Astrid in 2011; and 11 siblings. The family would like to extend their gratitude and appreciation to the staff of the Red Deer Hospital Palliative Care Unit, and the Red Deer Hospice for their care and compassion. There will be no funeral service as per Bert’s request. A celebration of Bert’s life will be held at a later date. In memory of Bert, donations may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society (, the Red Deer Hospice Society (, or a charity of your choice.

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