Maxwell S. Fischbach
Mr. Maxwell S. Fischbach of Lynnwood, Wash. passed away at the age of 77 on Thursday, August 18, 2016.
Maxwell was born in Spokane, Wash. on January 1, 1939, to Harry and Bertha Fischbach. He graduated from Lewis & Clark High School in 1957 and went on to major in Business at the University of Washington. Prior to Max graduating from college he served in the United State Army from 1961 to 1967, protecting the country he so proudly loved. After graduating from UW, Maxwell had a long and distinguished career with the Department of Defense until he retired in 2000.
While finishing college, Maxwell met his soulmate and the woman of his dreams, Naomi R. Smith. They got married in 1965 in Idaho. Years later they had two boys, Lance and Rex 4 1/2 years apart.
One of Maxwell’s many passions was his love for his German Shepherds. Over the years Maxwell held numerous positions for the German Shepherd Dog Club of Washington State and was immensely proud of all things German Shepherd. Maxwell also loved guns, playing pool, muscle cars, and politics.
Max lived by the famous Winston Churchill motto “Never Give Up”. He fought cancer with everything he had till his Ànal day.
He is survived by his two sons, Lance and Rex, daughters-in-law, Jeannie and Angela; and grandchildren, Parris, Ava, Keira, and Beau.
To our Dad, loyal friend, rock, and protector we will miss you! We will especially miss your wisdom, strength, guidance and opinionated rants. We know you are in a better place now with mom and your dogs! You may be gone, but you will never be forgotten from our hearts and minds; we will always love you!