Lorraine J. Fischer, 91, Brookfield homemaker

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Lorraine J. Fischer, 91, a longtime resident of Brookfield, died March 25, 2014 at her home.

Mrs. Fischer's family moved to Brookfield in 1927, and she never left the village. She graduated from S.E. Gross School in Brookfield in 1936 and then attended Riverside-Brookfield High School, where she graduated as the Class of 1940's valedictorian.

She married Stephen Fischer, who preceded his wife in death in 1998. She enjoyed family gatherings and solving crossword puzzles.

Mrs. Fischer was the mother of Laura (David) Leonardelli, Nancy (James) Cross, Susan (Kyle) Gallivan, James (Jennie) Fischer, John Fischer, Thomas (Kathy) Fischer and the late Patricia Mitchell, and the grandmother of 17, including her caregiver, Brandon Mitchell; and the great-grandmother of eight.

Funeral services have been held. Interment was at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Stickney.

Johnson Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.

This obituary is a corrected version of the one that appeared on April 2. 

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