GRANDVILLE, Mich. (WOOD) — Details for Ryan Fischer’s funeral have been released following his sudden death Friday.
The 17-year-old died from complications due to an enlarged heart. Fischer was a captain for Grandville’s hockey and football teams.
Part of his obituary read “Ryan will be deeply missed by the students of Grandville High School, his teammates and their families, as well as his St. Pius X Parish family. He lived his whole life preparing to serve his country in the military, and had been accepted into the United States Military Academy at West Point where he was due to start July 2nd. Ryan touched many lives through his leadership at Grandville High School and his parish where he served in youth ministry and liturgy.”
Ryan’s family invites everyone he touched to a Celebration of Life at Grandville High School’s East Gymnasium, 4700 Canal SW, at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 9.
A time of visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, at Cook Memorial Chapel, 4235 Prairie St. SW, with a Rosary at 7 p.m.
A funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 3937 Wilson Ave. in Grandville.
In honor of Ryan, contributions may be made to The Wounded Warrior Project or Wes Leonard Heart Foundation.