Lydia Fischer, age 103, of Alexandria, Minnesota died December 21, 2013 at Bethany Community Home, Alexandria, Minnesota.

Lydia Remboldt was born March 30, 1910 at Streeter, North Dakota, the daughter of Michael and Kathrina (Zimmerman) Remboldt.  She graduated from Streeter High School and attended Ellendale Normal and Industrial College.  She taught for four years in the rural Streeter area.  On November 21, 1930 she married Edwin Fischer at Streeter.  They farmed near Streeter until 1958, when they bought a home in Streeter.  In 1965 they bought Shorehom Drive-Inn and Resort at Detroit Lakes, Minnesota.  They sold that in 1975 and bought a home on the North Shore of Lake Sallie.  Winter months they traveled to different places and soon made their winter home in Harlingen, Texas for 23 years.  In 1995 they moved to Trollwood Village in Fargo, North Dakota.  Lydia was a member of Edgewood United Methodist Church.  She loved to cook, travel, read, crocheting, knitting and made many crafts.

She is survived by one son, Jerroll (Arlene) Fischer of Alexandria, Minnesota; one daughter, Marella Haugen of Fargo, North Dakota; five grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great-grandchildren; and 1 sister, Feida Reeser, Prescott, Arizona.

She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, two brothers, 3 sisters and 1 son-in-law. 

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