Barbara Jo Fischer

Barbara Jo Fischer
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Barbara J. Fischer passed away unexpectedly at her residence in Shiloh, IL, on Saturday, August 31, 2019. She was born on March 5, 1947, in East St. Louis, IL.

Barbara worked for the United States Air Force for 30 years, both at Scott Air Force Base, IL, and Tinker Air Force Base, OK. She was a graduate of Park University.

She was preceded in death by her father, Mr. Raymond A. “Buzz” Fischer in 2003, and her mother, Eldora A. Fischer in 2013. Barbara was also preceded in death by her furry friends, Duke and Sammy, whom she loved dearly.

She is survived by her sister, Jene Tattini, and her brother-in-law,
Gene Tattini, Lt. General, Retired, USAF;
her nieces, Susann Tattini-Schick, and her husband, Mathew,
and Michelle Tattini;
her great-nephews, Scott and Nathan Schick;
her cousins, Dr. Donald and Dr. Judith Chaney and family,
and Kent Fischer;
and Heidi, her faithful and loyal cat.

A special thank you is to be extended to her neighbor, John. He was her guardian angel on earth.

She will be dearly missed by her family and the multitude of friends she left behind.

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

According to Barbara’s wishes, cremation services were held.


11 Comments on Barbara Jo Fischer

Mary Stutz Schlieckert said : Guest Report Oct 04, 2019 at 12:40 AM

My sympathy to the family. Barbara was a friend and classmate growing up in New Athens, IL. I enjoyed visiting with her at our class reunion.

  • Minneapolis
  • Minnesota
Lynne Schneider said : Guest Report Sep 11, 2019 at 5:12 PM

Our condolences to your family for your loss. Sincerely, Lynne and Lori

  • Paderborn
  • IL
Loren Kolditz said : Guest Report Sep 11, 2019 at 12:26 PM

Barb was a good friend to all of us and will be missed. I'm sorry for your loss. Please accept my sympathy. LOREN

  • New Athens
  • IL
Jeanne (Hacker)Jansen said : Guest Report Sep 11, 2019 at 1:48 AM

Sympathy to your family. Barb was such a beautiful person. Our thoughts are with you all. Dorothy Hacker Richard & Kathryn Hacker Ruth Ann & Jon Hanft Jeanne Jansen

  • Fairview Heights
  • IL
Jill Hartung said : Guest Report Sep 10, 2019 at 9:58 PM

I was so sorry to hear about Barb. You have all been in my thoughts and prayers. Jene, I was hoping to meet you as I knew you knew my mother-in-law. Take care, I know she will be missed!

  • Belleville
  • IL
Barb Schatte said : Guest Report Sep 10, 2019 at 7:55 PM

So sorry to hear of Barb's demise. I remember growing up with her tagging behind us. Fun days. God be with you all.

  • New Athens
  • IL
Peggy and Larry said : Guest Report Sep 10, 2019 at 6:45 PM

“Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers” Barb was a true friend. Happy she was in our life.

  • Marissa
  • IL
Kay said : Guest Report Sep 10, 2019 at 4:08 PM

Barb was such a delightful person. She was kind and loyal and loved her family. Deepest sympathy to all. Heaven has one more angel to sing. Kay

  • O'Fallon
  • Il
Betty Dieckmann said : Guest Report Sep 10, 2019 at 2:48 PM

My sympathy to Jene and her family. Six of my family members were named after the name Jo. Betty Dieckmann-Cambridge House in Swansea.

  • Swansea
  • IL
Gene Wiggins NARFE Chap. 1019 said : Guest Report Sep 10, 2019 at 2:48 PM

Sorry For Your Loss. Please accept this electronic message in lieu of a Sympathy Card. Local National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) volunteers provide help in reporting the death of any federal civilian retiree or a retiree’s spouse to proper authorities. They will explain the process as needed and if requested, can report the death to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM 888-767-6738) for you. They can also assist in filling out claim forms for survivor benefits and life insurance You may call either of our Service Officers, Jim Haley at 618 795-5174 or Dean Hemmer at 618 233-3819. If unable to reach either, you may call Gene Wiggins at 618 566-7980.

  • Mascoutah
  • IL
Melvin Lischer said : Guest Report Sep 10, 2019 at 10:34 AM

my condolence

  • New Port Richey
  • FL

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