Regina M. Fischer age 86, of Ansonia passed away at 11:38 am Sunday, May 22, 2022, at Versailles Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center.
Regina was born August 8, 1935, in Shelby County to the late John & Caroline (Kuether) Albers.
Regina was also preceded in death by her husband, Arthur J. Fischer on May 27, 2020, whom she married August 5, 1967; and siblings & in-laws, Rita & Robert Hilgefort, Rose & Alfred Gehret, Thecla & David Heitkamp, Cyril Bills, Connie Albers, Fred Winner, Ralph Fischer, Richard Fischer, Carl Fischer, and Mary Catherine & Herbert Dirksen.
Regina is survived by her children, John & Amanda Fischer of Ansonia, Kenneth & Mary Fischer of Greenville, Nancy & Mitchell Sheets of Concord, North Carolina, Mary & Bob Eichler of Rockford, Linda Fischer of Greenville and Joan & Terry Thwaits of Osgood; 13 grandchildren; 3 step grandchildren; 8 step great grandchildren; siblings & in-laws, Aloys Albers, Vernon Albers, Joanne Bills, Henry & Bernice Albers, Marvin & Rosie Albers, Mary Winner, John & Sherri Albers, Teresa Albers, Leonard & Lou Ann Albers; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Regina was a 1952 graduate of Precious Blood High School and a 1965 graduate of the University of Dayton with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education. She was a homemaker, farm wife and former educator. She was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles and St. Anne Sodality. Regina developed and taught the Jesus’s Helpers religious instruction class for mentally handicapped children. Regina was a former CCD Teacher, former member of the Darke County Board of MRDD.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 am Thursday, May 26, 2022, at St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles. Burial will follow in St. Valbert Cemetery in Versailles. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 4 to 8 pm with a Rosary Service at 7:30 pm and Thursday morning from 9 to 10 am at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles. Memorial contributions may be made to EverHeart Hospice in Greenville. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.zecharbailey.com for the Fischer family.