Fifth Generation


70. Lawrence Glen Fischer was born on 4 April 1911 on the family farm in rural Firth, Lancaster County, Nebraska. He was a farmer in rural Adams, Gage County, Nebraska area. He served on the Adams, Nebraska co-op board for 27 years.
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, in Adams, Gage County, Nebraska. Lawrence died on 29 May 2001 at the age of 90 in Adams, Gage County, Nebraska. He was buried in the Highland Cemetery, Adams, Gage County, Nebraska.

Lawrence Glen Fischer and Opal Wilson were married on 28 May 1936 in Guide Rock, Webster County, Nebraska. They started married life on a rented farm near Lawrence's family home. They purchased their first farm in 1937 and lived there for 51 years. He was one of the first farmers in the area to trade in his horses on a new John Deere model B tractor in the fall of 1936. They were members of the Presbyterian Church in Adams where Lawrence served as Elder for many years. They transferred their membership to the Methodist Church in Adams, Gage County, Nebraska when the Presbyterian Church closed. Opal Wilson, daughter of Edgar Wilson and Inez Fettey, was born on 27 August 1915 in rural Blue Springs, Gage County, Nebraska. She was a rural elementary school teacher and taught at rural schools near Adams, Gage County, Nebraska. While living and teaching in the Adams, Gage County, Nebraska area she met and married Lawrence. She died on 12 December 1997 at the age of 82 at Gold Crest Nursing home in Adams, Gage County, Nebraska. She was buried on 15 December 1997 in the Highland Cemetery, Adams, Gage County, Nebraska.

Lawrence Glen Fischer and Opal Wilson had the following children:

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Larry Galen Fischer.

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Randall Alan Fischer.

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Beth Ann Fischer.