Ryan P. Fischer, 42, quietly passed at home, Sunday, December 23, 2018, after an intense battle with cancer.
He was born June 5, 1976, in Wausau, son of Gary and Sandra Fischer. He met his wife in 2013, and found an instant connection. They married August 7, 2015. She survives.
Ryan was a 1994 graduate of Wausau West, attended UWMC, then transferred to UW Madison, earning an undergraduate degree in 1999. He worked 17 years for Liberty Mutual Insurance.
Ryan was a lifelong baseball fan, playing all 4 years at Wausau West. He continued enjoying baseball as an adult for many years on local fast-pitch teams. Family members involved in pro ball, were a big source of pride for him. His other interests included travel, food, music, fitness, Star Wars, and spending time with family and friends.
Survivors include his wife, Anna Fischer; step-children, Max, Ellie and Jakob; parents, Gary and Sandra Fischer; sister, Sara (Ryan) Wietor; brother-in-law, Aaron (Kelly) Sics; nephews, Carson, Hudson and Nolan; niece, Lana; and many other relatives and friends.
Visitation for Ryan and his father, Gary, who died on January 3, 2019, will be held simultaneously from 1:00 until 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 12, 2019 with a prayer service to follow at 4:00 p.m. at Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, 3400 Stewart Avenue, Wausau.
In lieu of flowers or gifts, memorials may be directed to your local cancer organization.
Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, 3400 Stewart Ave, Wausau, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.petersonkraemer.com