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Published July 17, 2013, 12:00 AM

Maureen E. (McCawley) Fischer

Maureen E. (McCawley) Fischer, 71, of Moorhead, MN, passed away on Monday, July 15, 2013, in Pelican Rapids, MN, at the home of her longtime friend, Ernest Seidel, surrounded by family, under Hospice care, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

Maureen was born July 1, 1942, at St. John's Hospital in Fargo, ND. After a short stay at St. John's Orphanage, she was adopted by James and Veronica (Theisen) McCawley of Moorhead where she grew up and attended elementary school at St. Joseph's Catholic School. After graduating from Moorhead Senior High in 1960, she attended Moorhead State University. In 1963, Maureen married John Fischer from Moorhead. She worked for the Moorhead School District as a paraprofessional in special education from 1977 to 2004.

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