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Published July 21, 2013, 12:00 AM

Lt. Col. (USAF Ret.) Irvin Arthur Fischer

Lt. Col. (USAF Ret.) Irvin Arthur Fischer, of Charlottesville, died at home on July 14,2013. Born in Bismarck, North Dakota, on March 15, 1919, he was the son of the late Ingvald and Emma Larson Fischer. He was predeceased by five siblings

Col. Fischer grew up in Fargo, North Dakota and developed his passion for golf as an 11 year old caddy at the local golf course. As there was limited golf activity due to the Depression, he and his brother became scratch golfers waiting for customers and students. Irv played golf all over the world and enjoyed thousands of rounds with friends and family at Farmington Country Club, shooting his age many times and playing his last round at the age of 94.

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