Jon was born on April 4, 1956 in Defiance, OH the son of James and Bonnie (Lewandowski) Fisch. Jon was a 1974 graduate of Appleton East High School. He was a member of the US Navy. Jon graduated from Cardinal Stritch College in Milwaukee with a Masters Degree in Business Administration. On March 9, 1996 he married Rita Brafford at St. Ann’s Church in West Allis. John worked in various sales positions, primarily in the health care industry. He was a founding member of the Warrior Movement, a men’s affiliation, beginning in the late 1980's. Jon enjoyed biking, kayaking, hunting and fishing.
Jon is survived by his wife Rita Brafford of Watertown, his mother, Bonnie Fisch and stepfather William Leonard of Appleton, two step children, Douglas (Christine) Ludwig of Waukesha and Russell (Rebecca) Ludwig of Watertown, five grandchildren, Keefe, Lukas, Adrian, Jackson and Oscar, four sisters, Jane Rufe of Appleton, JoAnn Drews of Appleton, Jeanne (Tom) Baker of Kansas City, Jenifer (Robert) Drifka, two brothers, Joseph (MerriJeanne) Fisch of Wauwatosa and James Fisch of Appleton, nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. Jon was preceded in death by his father James Fisch and a sister, Jan Marie in infancy.
A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday January 12, 2013 at 11 a.m. at St. Henry Catholic Church in Watertown with Monsignor Daniel Ganshert officiating. A celebration of Jon’s life will follow the service. Relatives and friends may call at the church on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to the Rainbow Hospice In-Patient Center, at 147 West Rockwell Street in Jefferson, WI 53549. The Hafemeister Funeral Home of Watertown is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.