Darrell Fischer

Darrell Fischer, 68, of Centerville, SD, died Saturday, May 7, 2022 at Ava’s House hospice, Sioux Falls, SD.

Darrell Allen Fischer was born on June 15, 1953, at Sioux Falls, SD, the son of Alfred and Lucille (Bossman) Fischer. He grew up near Lennox, SD, attending rural school and then graduated from Lennox High School in 1971. He went on to serve in the US Air Force from 1971 until his honorable discharge and transfer in 1972, to the SD Air National Guard, where he served for 6 years.

Darrell made his home in the Chancellor/Lennox area and then in the Centerville/Viborg area. He worked in construction for the past 45 years.

Darrell was raised attending Germantown Presbyterian Church. He belonged to the Centerville American Legion Post. In younger years he played baseball and later softball and went on to coach his kids teams. Darrell was an avid horseman who was active in rodeo and the 4H Rodeo Club, where he served as chute boss. He served as the trail boss for the Lewis and Clark Wagon Train. Darrell enjoyed camping and cooking and took great pride in his role as camp cook. Most of all, Darrell loved his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, mother, Lucille in 2007 and father, Alfred in 2021.

Grateful for having shared his life are his five children: Derick (Meagen) Fischer, Alcester, Darin (Chantel) Fischer, Centerville, Danny (Anna) Fischer, Astoria, Crystal Enoch) McGill, Konawa, OK and Dalton (Emilie) Fischer, Letcher; seven grandchildren and one sister, Diane (Steve) Deschepper, Chancellor and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

 Services will begin at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, at Germantown Presbyterian Church, rural Chancellor, SD,. Visitation, with the family present will be 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Dindot-Klusmann Funeral Home, Lennox.