Wesley Augustine Fischer
Wesley Augustine Fischer, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, passed away unexpectedly on April 5 as the result of an
accident while on vacation in Arizona. He was born in Langdon, North Dakota, the son of Adolph and Anna Fischer, one of 13 children. Wesley was a resident of Camino CA where he owned an apple ranch for more than 30 years and was active in St. Patrick Catholic Church, the Monsignor Hayes Council of the Knights of Columbus, and the 4th Degree Golden Sierra 3345 Assembly. Previously they lived in South Lake Tahoe for more than 20 years, where he was a cabinetmaker and general contractor, and owned Wes and Ellen’s Tree Land. He was active in the Optimist Club in Tahoe and St. Theresa Catholic Church. He is survived by Ellen, his wife of 57 years, daughters Michelle Katzakian (Stephen), Lisa Kellogg (Jeff), Terry Deseck (Don), 7 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren. There will be a Celebration of Life at St. Patrick Catholic Church on May 17 with a rosary at 11:00 and Mass to follow at 11:30. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mother Teresa Maternity Home, 3122 Sacramento St., Placerville, CA, 95667 or the Monsignor Hays Council 6322, Knights of Columbus, P.O. Box 2123, Placerville CA 95667.
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