“Willie” was a long-time employee of Comal County with fifty years of service. On his fiftieth anniversary on September 16, 2004, then Judge Carter Casteel honored Willie in Commissioners Court and presented him with a Texas Flag that had been flown at the Capitol. He retired from his position as an investigator in the District Attorney’s Office, after 16 ½ years of service, on June 9, 2005 when he was again honored in Commissioners Court by Judge Danny Scheel.
Willie was working for Comal County citizens long before the Human Resources Department was in existence and much of that time was as an unpaid “Special” Deputy in the 1950’s and then in the 1970’s, as Reserve Deputy in the Sheriff’s Office under Sheriff Walter Fellers. During that time, Willie also worked for the United States Postal Service and retired from there with 35 years of service. According to Max Wommack of the SO, Willie was his Deputy Constable in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s until he started his job with the District Attorney’s Office in January 1989.
Willie’s daughter, Cathy Rogers, works in the Accounting division of the Tax Assessor-Collector’s Office.
Visitation will begin at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m. today and continue until 9 p.m. On Thursday, January 16, visitation will be from 8 a.m. until 9 p.m. with funeral services conducted on Friday, January 16, at 10 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in New Braunfels.
Judge Danny Scheel has started a collection in the name of Willie Fischbeck with proceeds going to the Comal County Regional Habitat Conservation Memorial Fund. If you would like to contribute to this fund in Willie’s honor, please bring your donation to me at Commissioners Court and sign the Sympathy card there.
The family has requested Memorial donations to the American Cancer Society or to the charity of one’s choice.