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Thomas Fischbach

September 7, 1946 ~ January 24, 2024 (age 77) 77 Years Old

Thomas Fischbach Obituary

Thomas H. Fischbach 77, of Woodstock passed away Wednesday, January 24, 2024 at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington.

He was born in Chicago on September 7, 1946 to John and Catherine (Edwards) Fischbach. He married Diane Rothengass on October 24, 1970.

He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Huntley. He worked as a Diesel Mechanic for Cummings of Illinois before starting his own shop, Fischbach's Diesel in Hampshire in 1982 until 2017. He loved to work outside in his garden and yard. He also loved camping and riding snowmobiles. He enjoyed traveling and watching the Chicago Bears and Cubs. Mostly he loved being with his family around the pool.

He is survived by his wife of 53 loving years, Diane; two sons, Edward (Jill) Fischbach, Thomas (Meri) Fischbach, Jr.; a daughter, Paige (Chris) Gjelsten; seven grandchildren, Addison, Joshua (Jasmine), Ashley, Patsey Ann, Christopher, Charles and Mika; three great grandchildren Paisley, Harper and Navy; Brothers Robert (Mary) Fischbach and Walt Fischbach; many in laws, Colleen and Karen Fischbach, Lester (Kathy) Speckman, and Sandi Rothengass.

He was preceded in death by his parents; five brother’s, John Jr., William, Richard, James and Raymond; also a son Scott.

The visitation will be Monday, January 29, 2024 starting at 9 am until the funeral service at 11 am at  Schneider, Leucht, Merwin and Cooney Funeral Home 1211 N. Seminary Ave. Woodstock. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lake Geneva, Wis.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Trinity Lutheran Church in Huntley.










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January 29, 2024

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Schneider Leucht Merwin Cooney
1211 North Seminary Avenue / P.O. Box 22
Woodstock, IL 60098

Funeral Service
January 29, 2024

11:00 AM
Schneider Leucht Merwin Cooney
1211 North Seminary Avenue / P.O. Box 22
Woodstock, IL 60098


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