Peacefully and with his daughter holding his hand, Lamar passed away in Vernon Jubilee Hospital on May 26, 2017 at the age of 71. Born April 15, 1946 at Weyburn ,Sk, twin brother to Louise. Lamar grew up in Estevan Sk.
In 1971 he moved west to Kelowna to start a family and build a lifelong career; a career of developing and construction. A journeyman carpenter by trade his hammer led him to live in Wetaskwin, Dawson Creek, Tumbler Ridge, Salmon Arm and Edmonton. For the past 10 years he’s been retired and living in Vernon BC.
He was a man of grit, ambition and adventure. In his early days he formed waterski pyramids in the old Kelowna Regatta and raced slalom from Penticton to Vernon. He loved to hunt, camp, golf, and play shortstop and Canasta.
Lamar is predeceased by his parents, Frederick and Madge Fischer and an infant brother.
Lamar is survived by his two sisters; Louise Bassendowski (Mel) of Martensville, Sk. And Marlene Esper of Sherman Oaks, CA; his two children; Leah Podollan )David) of Coldstream and Brent Fischerof Vernon; his three grandchildren; Victoria and Daxton Podollan and Tristan Fischer; his niece Anastasia Walker (Ed) , his nephews Shawn Caswell (Serena) and Christopher Esper; and numerous cousins, aunts and uncles and cherished friends.
The family wishes to extend heartfelt thanks to Dr. Long and the compassionate nursing staff at VJH.
A celebration of life was held at the Podollan Home. Thursday June 1st.