OBITUARY

Michael L. Fleischer

August 22, 1935September 5, 2019

Michael L Fleischer 84, passed away at home, Thursday September 5, 2019. A Memorial Service will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Monday, September 16, 2019 at New Horizon United Methodist Church. Burial with full military honors, will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Monday, September 16, 2019 at the Missouri State Veteran’s Cemetery, Jacksonville, Missouri.

He was born August 22, 1935 in Cleveland, OH to Michael and Irene (Sluitner) Fleischer. He graduated from West Tech High School in Cleveland, OH in 1953 and entered the military in 1955. He served more than 20 years in the US Air Force, maintaining and repairing computers and satellite equipment.

He met his wife Patricia while they were both serving in the Air Force at James Connally Air Force Base in Waco, Texas. They were married in the base chapel July 10, 1959. Their reception was held at the base swimming pool, where Mike was a lifeguard during the summer! When he retired from the Air Force he moved to St Louis, MO where he worked for several electronics firms in Missouri and Arkansas. In 2003, he re-located to Columbia, MO.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia, daughter Susan (Fleischer) (Carl) Lang of St. Louis, sons Michael (Julie) Fleischer of Dallas and Steve (Marci Reimler) Fleischer of Columbia; Grandchildren Samantha and Seth Lang, Ben Fleischer, Kelsey and Morgan Reimler. Nieces Anita Kent and Kerriann Becker of California and nephew Michael Timbrook of Oregon. He was preceded in death by his parents Michael and Irene Fleischer and his sister Irene Timbrook.

His mission was to populate a new subdivision with blue bird houses and feeders and he presented them as gifts to new neighbors and new friends.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to New Horizons Methodist Church 1020 S El Chaparral Av, Columbia, MO 65201 or donor’s choice.

  • FAMILY

  • He is survived by his wife, Patricia, daughter Susan (Fleischer) (Carl) Lang of St. Louis, sons Michael (Julie) Fleischer of Dallas and Steve (Marci Reimler) Fleischer of Columbia; Grandchildren Samantha and Seth Lang, Ben Fleischer, Kelsey and Morgan Reimler. Nieces Anita Kent and Kerriann Becker of California and nephew Michael Timbrook of Oregon.
  • DONATIONS

  • New Horizons Methodist Church

Services

  • Funeral Service Monday, September 16, 2019

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