HARTINGTON — Rebecca Jo Fischer, 18, Hartington, died March 31, 2012, at the Good Samaritan Memorial Hospital, Kearney, from injuries suffered in an automobile accident.
Visitation will be Tuesday, from 3-8 p.m., with a rosary at 4 p.m., and a Vigil Service at 6 p.m., all at the church, and will resume one hour prior to services Wednesday at the church.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, April 4, at 10:30 a.m., at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Hartington, with Rev. Jeffery Loseke officiating.
Burial will be in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Hartington.
Pallbearers will be Nathan, Cody, Tanner, Taylor, Christopher, Ross and Cole Fischer.
Honorary Pallbearers will be the Hartington Public School Class of 2011.
The Wintz Funeral Home, Hartington, is in charge of arrangements.
Rebecca was born April 1, 1993, at Yankton, S.D., to Jerry and Jolene (Hochstein) Fischer. She grew up in Hartington and graduated from Hartington Public School in 2011. She was active in golf, basketball, band, FFA and attended CCD classes. Rebecca worked at Foodtown since she was 16 years old and also worked with her dad and grandfather planting and tending to trees at Hartington Midwest Tree Moving and helping out at Fischer Feed and Supply. She was currently a freshman at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.
Rebecca was a member of the Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Hartington. She loved to snowboard in Colorado and go to Lewis and Clark Lake in Yankton. She had an amazing ability to make everyone smile and when she baked she said you had to bake it with love.
Rebecca is survived by her parents, Jerry and Jolene Fischer, Hartington; three sisters, Megan and husband, Ryan Carson, Pueblo, Colo.; Brandi Fischer, Lincoln; and Myranda Fischer, Hartington; paternal grandparents, Gerald and Donna Fischer, Hartington; maternal grandparents, Gerry and Frances Hochstein, Yankton, S.D.; and many close aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her great-grandparents, and a cousin, Jerome Hoesing.