Carol Evelyn Fischer was born March 22, 1950 in Wainwright, Alberta to James and Gladys McKeever. She grew up in Chauvin, Alberta the youngest of five siblings.
Carol met Arnold Fischer while waitressing in Provost and eventually he managed to charm her into going on a date. On November 8, 1969, Carol married Arnold and they settled in Lloydminster. Their first son Darren arrived in 1970 and another son, Jason, followed in 1972. In 1972 they moved to the Consort, AB area and Arnold starting working at Cross Bar Ranch. Carol kept busy chasing the boys, running the household and filling in as impromptu ranch help on occasion. In 1976 they completed their family with another son, Curtis.
In 1979, Carol and Arnold moved to the Dumaresq Ranch, where they lived and Arnold worked until 2005. Carol took great pride in caring for their home and always had a tidy house and beautiful yard. She became a wonderful cook and has always been well known for her ability to effortlessly produce vast quantities of delicious food. Life was full with the boys sports and activities, family gatherings and friends.
Carol took a job at Consort IGA in 1985, where she worked for over 20 years. She was a hard worker and could always be found at the store at least a half hour early, making the coffee and working on her crosswords.
Carol enjoyed her family and was very happy to become a grandma. She was a frequent spectator at her grandkids’ events. Carol and Arnold frequently hosted gatherings for family and friends. Everyone was always welcome at Carol’s table, especially the grandchildren.
Sadly, Carol passed away on April 15, 2018 at the Provost Health Centre at the age of 68 years.
Carol will be forever missed and lovingly remembered by her husband of 48 years, Arnold; sons, Darren (Karen) and their daughter, Danielle; Jason (Christine) and their children, Farrah, Paige and Liam(Holly)and their daughter Layla; Curtis (Jen) and their children, Quinn and Lyndon; brothers and sisters, Orland (Jean), Adrian (Diane), Peggy (Walter) and Arlene (John); as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Carol was predeceased by her parents, James and Gladys McKeever.