William "Bill" J. Fisch

William “Bill” J. Fisch age 64 of Fairview Heights, IL, formerly of Collinsville, IL, born March 27, 1949 in Michigan City, IN, passed away at 7:20pm on Saturday December 14, 2013 at his residence.

Bill graduated in 1967 from Elston Senior High School in Michigan City, IN, and also attended Purdue University.  He was a member of Pipefitters Local #597 was a pipefitter for 44 years and he retired from Icon Mechanical as a senior estimator in Granite City, IL.  He was awarded numerous awards and recognitions in his craft.  He was a member of Star and Ronin motorcycle clubs, and Great Lakers auto club in Michigan City, IN.  He loved traveling, cars, motorcycles, and being with his family.  He was a beloved husband, son, father, grandfather, uncle, and friend.

He was preceded in death by his father James Fisch and a brother John Fisch.

He is survived by his wife Patricia “Patti” E. nee Hughes Fisch whom he married on September 18, 1999, his mother Margaret nee Pries Fisch of Michigan City, IN, a son Joseph (Adrianne) Fisch of Lafayette, IN, three daughters Jamie (Jim) Williams of Laporte, IN, Kelli and Kristina Johnson both of Collinsville, IL, six grandchildren Kaylee, Kash, Serenity, Nate, Kasandra, and Elyse, a brother-in-law Durm (Vivian) Dolzadelli of Collinsville, IL, numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial visitation will be from 3pm to 6pm on Wednesday December 18, 2013 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home 2800 North Center Street Maryville, IL.

Memorial service will be at 6pm on Wednesday at the funeral home with Father Ray Schulz officiating.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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