Donald C. Fischer, 79, of Appleton, passed away unexpectedly at Appleton Medical Center on Nov. 17, 2015, with his family by his side. Donald was born on Jan. 20, 1936, to Carl and Ida (Wielke) Fischer. On Oct. 10, 1959, he married Deloris Maltbey at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Cecil and they enjoyed over 54 years together. He served his country as a member of the U.S. Army, stationed in Germany. He was employed with The Hoffman Company for 43 years. He thought very highly of his boss, Paul Hoffman, and his hard work was rewarded in many ways, even with a trip to Australia. Don loved his family and enjoyed fishing and hunting with his sons, playing cribbage and tending to his vegetable garden.