Shelby  County  Indiana
Obituaries

Fischer - Fisher


The Greensburg Daily News
29 Aug 2008
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          Ryan Michael Fischer, 23 of Waldron, Indiana passed away on August 25, 2008 at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.
          He was born on December 8, 1984 in Indianapolis, Indiana, he is the son of  William and  Connie (Kelley) Fischer.
          He graduated in 2003 from Waldron Jr./Sr. High School.  His love of cars inspired him to attend Wyotech College in Blairsville, Penn.  There he received an associate degree in auto body repair.  Following graduation, he became a skilled painter at Enneking Auto Body in Greensburg, Indiana.
          He loved to paint, rebuild and modify vehicles.  He took a special interest in his Ford King Ranch pick-up and four-wheeling with his friends and family.  He was a member of the National Rifle Association and the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.  An inspiration to all who knew him, he continuously raised awareness and put forth generous efforts to combat cancers of all kinds.  In sum, he loved life.
          He is survived by his parents, William and Connie Fischer of Indianapolis; sister,  Andrea (Andrew)(Fischer) Strehle  of Indianapolis; niece,  Lauren E. Strehle  of Indianapolis; grandparents,  Gaylord and  Ruth McVey of Shelbyville and  Harold and  Alice Kelley of Fort Wayne and best friend and true love,  Sirena L. Frazee of Shelbyville.
          He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Henry and  Berniece Fischer.
          Visitation will be from 3 - 6 p.m. on Sunday, August 31 at the Freeman Family Funeral Homes, Carmony-Ewing Harrison Street Chapel, 819 South Harrison Street.  A Rosary will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.  Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Monday, September 1 at the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 4218 East Michigan Road, Shelbyville with Father Paul Landwerlin officiating.  Burial will be in the St. Vincent de Paul Cemetery.
          Contributions may be made to the Ryan Fischer Fund in support of the Lymphoma and Leukemia Society.
Contributed by John Ballard


The  Shelbyville  News
Thursday, September 01, 2005
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James W. “Jay” Fisher, 79, of Shelbyville, died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2005, Indianapolis.
Born March 23, 1926, Edinburgh, s/o the late  Noah R. and  Emma (McClure) Fisher.
Survivors: one son, Phillip K. Fisher (wife, Alisa) of Waldron; three daughters, JaMa R. FisherRhonda J.  Pursley (husband, David)  and  Beth A. Bowen  (husband, David) , all of Shelbyville; 10 grandchildren,  Tiffany Junken,  Jessica Fisher,  Shaunda Suits,  Joshua J. Jersan,  Jill N. Jersan,  Sarah J. Jersan,  Matthew W. Holbrook,  Emily R. Holbrook,  Dylan Bowen  and  Derek Bowen;  two great-grandchildren,  Alexa Durham  and  Brooke Dodson; and special companion,  Katherine “Kathy” Zell  of Shelbyville.
Preceded in death by four brothers, three sisters and one granddaughter, Amber Suits.
Lifelong Shelby County resident.
Purchasing agent for Continental Kitchens for many years, retiring in 1991.
Graduated from Franklin High School.
U.S. Army veteran of World War II, attaining the rank of private first class.
Member of American Legion Post No. 70, Eagles Lodge No. 766, Veterans of Foreign Wars No. 2695 and Moose Lodge No. 2118.
Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Road, with the Rev. Bill Horner officiating.
Burial:  Second Mount Pleasant Cemetery, in Shelby County, with military rites conducted by local veteran organizations.
Contributions may be made to Shelby County Cancer Association, in care of Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Road, Shelbyville, IN 46176.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
September 3, 2001
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Leonard J. “Nick” Fischer, 64, of Shelbyville died Sunday.
Born Sept. 18, 1936, in Shelby County, s/o  Charles N. and Dorothy M. (Roell) Fischer.
Survivors include two sons, Charles W. Fischer  of Medina, Ohio, and  Nicklas Fischer  of Shelbyville; one daughter, Mrs. Bruce (Crystal) Edmiston  of Jacksonville, Ala.; three grandsons, Christopher Edmiston  of Jacksonville, Ala., and  Adam Fischer  and  Aaron Fischer, both of Medina, Ohio; three granddaughters, Anna Edmiston  of Jacksonville, Ala., Angela Fischer  of Medina, Ohio, and  Taylor Marie Fischer  of Shelbyville; his mother, of Prescott, Ind.; two brothers, James E. Fischer  of Waldron and  Mark C. Fischer  of Shelbyville; and one sister, Mrs. Jay (Libby) Long  of Shelbyville.
Preceded in death by a brother, Thomas E. Fischer.
Lived most of his life in Shelby County; 1954 graduate of Waldron High School.
Employed with Shelby Dealer Supply.  Founder of Shelby Steel, (later O’Neal Steel).  Owned Fischer Custom Metal Fabrication.  Board of directors for First Federal Savings and Loan and Shelby County Savings and Loan Association.  Involved in farming.
Member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.
USAC Midget Car racing, Varmint Club.
Carmony-Ewing Broadway Funeral Home, 232 W. Broadway St., with the Rev. John Fink officiating.
Burial will be in St. Vincent Cemetery.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, June 19, 2000
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Mildred Marie Fisher, 90, Greensburg, former Shelbyville resident, died Saturday, Indianapolis.
Born July 21, 1909, in Shelby County, d/o  Roscoe and Alma (Isley) Webster.
Married  Robert E. Fisher  on March 29, 1929; he died May 8, 1971.
Graduated from Flat Rock High School.
Homemaker and had been a seamstress for 15 years.
Member of Moscow Christian Church, Junior Cotrie Club and Homemakers Club.
Survivors include one son, Donald D. Fisher, Shelbyville; one daughter, Mrs. Gene (Lavonne) Linville, Greensburg; two sisters, Mrs. Charles (Evelyn) Smith  and  Josephine Webster, both of Shelbyville; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by one brother and three sisters.
Carmony-Ewing Broadway Funeral Home, with the Rev. Gary Huffman officiating.
Burial:  Forest Hill Cemetery.
Contributions:  donor’s choice.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Monday May 17, 1982
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Berneda B. Fisher, 53, Waldron, died Saturday at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.
Member of the Shelbyville First Baptist Church, Sunday school teacher, active in Youth Fellowship.
Member of Shelby County Home Economic Club.
Born July 28, 1931, Gas City, Grant Co, IN,  to  Raymond and Pearl Kelsay Eck.
Married  Charles R. Fisher  June 21, 1953.
1949 graduate of Shelbyville High School.
Survivors:  husband;  mother, Shelbyville;  2 sons, Michael W. Fisher, Waldron,  John C. Fisher, Manilla;  brother, Wayne Eck, Greenfield;  sister, Mrs. Don (Lorene) Ash, Indianapolis.
One sister preceded her in death.
Funeral at Shelbyville First Baptist Church with Dr. Marin Utter officiating.  Carmony Funeral Home.
Burial:  Forest Hill Cemetery.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Monday May 17, 1982
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CHARLES  N.  FISCHER
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Services Tuesday at St. Vincent Catholic Church for  Charles N. Fischer, 74, R.R.6, Shelbyville.  Mr. Fischer died Friday, Orlando, Florida.
Burial St. Vincent Cemetery, with the Rev. William Ernst officiating.  Carmony Funeral Home, rosary will be recited.
Lifelong Shelby County resident, farmer and seedsman.  1938 founded the Fischer Seed Company; pioneer in the hybrid seed field.  Named World Corn King, the only person to capture the title six times; judged many grain shows throughout the country.
Member of St. Vincent Catholic Church, Indiana Crop Improvement Association, National Soybean Association and Varmints Club and was a former member of the Shelby County Merit Board.
Born in Shelby County on September 24, 1907, s/o  Frank H. and Elizabeth (Schaf) Fischer.  On September 19, 1933, married  Dorothy M. Roell, she survives.
Surviving:  4 sons and 1 daughter, Thomas E. Fischer  and  Mark C. Fischer, both of R.R.6, Shelbyville;  Mrs. Elizabeth “Libby” Husdon, R.R.5, Shelbyville;  Leonard “Nich” Fischer, Greenfield; and  James E. Fischer, R.R.1,Waldron.
Surviving:  one sister and one brother, Mrs. John (Lillian) Pollman, R.R.6, Shelbyville, and  Carl F. Fischer, Shelbyville; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.  Two brothers preceded in death.
Contributed by Barb Huff for Nancy Newby


The  Shelbyville  News
February 26, 1979
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Fred E. Fisher, Sr, 83, near Greensburg, died Sunday night.
Lived on Greensburg farm since 1950.  Apple sales business, Orchard Knoll.
S/o  Louis E.  and  Mary (Wendling) Fisher.
Married  Ethel Myers  7 Jun 1919.
Survivors:  son  Fred Fisher Jr, Greensburg; three grandchildren.
Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home, Greensburg.
Burial in Union Baptist Cemetery.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Thursday, July 2, 1964
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EX-RESIDENT DIES AT 60
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Mrs. Fred (Orpha H.) Fisher, 60, of Indianapolis, former Shelbyville resident, died at her home at 2530 S. East St., Wednesday.  Extended illness.
Moved to Indianapolis 31 years ago.
Employe of the Eli Lilly Co. for 13 years before her retirement 23 years ago.
Born in Jennings County on Jan. 6, 1904, d/o  Edward H. and  Frances (Hobbs) Tucker. 1939, married  Fred Fisher.
Survivors:  two brothers, Ralph E. Tucker  of Waldron and  William S. Tucker  of Indianapolis.
Ewing Mortuary, Rev. James Horner will officiate.  George H. Hermann Mortuary, 1505 S. East St., Indianapolis.
Burial:  Forest Hill Cemetery.
Contributed by Marge Roberts
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Thursday, May 1, 1958
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DEATH  CLAIMS  MRS.  FISHER
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Rites Saturday For County Woman, 70
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Mrs. Emma Fisher, 70, died at 10:30 this morning at the Johnson County Memorial Hospital.
Resident of Bengal community in Hendricks township, Shelby county.
Born June 15, 1887.
Married  Noah Fisher  in 1903; he survives.
Other survivors:  children,  Paul R. Fisher,  Mrs. Mabel Gardner  and  Mrs. Mary Jones  of Edinburg;  Carl F.  and  Kenneth R. Fisher,  Indianapolis,  James W. Fisher, this city, and  Wayne D. Fisher  of Hendricks township;  14 grandchildren;  10 great-grandchildren;  sisters,  Mrs. Guy Strickler  of Freeport,  Mrs. Noah Scott, Columbus,  Mrs. Dora Fisher,  Mrs. Carl Atwood  and  Oscar McClure  of Hendricks township.
One child preceded in death.
Member of the Bengal Christian Church.  Attended Bengal Methodist Church; member of the W.S.C.S.
Ewing Mortuary will hold services at the Bengal Methodist church with Rev. Masachi Katayama officiating.
Burial:  Second Mt. Pleasant Church cemetery.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Kokomo  Tribune
Howard County, Indiana
September 10, 1955
Page 2
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INJURIES  ARE  FATAL
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          Indianapolis ---- Charles Fisher, 23, Shelbyville, died Friday in a hospital here of injuries suffered in an automobile accident on Ind. 44 near Shelbyville August 28.
Contributed by Janet McColley Franklin


The  Shelbyville  News
Saturday, January 24, 1953
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FISHER  RITES  TO  BE  MONDAY
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James Frederick Fisher, 43, former local resident, killed in Florida Wednesday, burial will be at Forest Hill Cemetery.
Employed as a motor tester with the Eighth Air Depot at Sebring, FL; killed when his car collided with a truck.  World War II service representative for Allison Division, General Motors, in the European theater.
Native of Shelbyville, s/o the late  Charles and Vannie Fisher; survived by the widow, the former Avenell Stansifer, and four children,  Billy,  Doris  and Dorothy, all at home.  Also surviving brother, Ernest Fisher, Shelby county; sister, Mrs. Horace Ketring of Indianapolis.
Submitted by Rochelle Riordan, 1906 E. Sharon Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85022
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
December 14, 1949
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FORMER  LOCAL
RESIDENT  DIES
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          Word has been received here of the death of  Henry P. Fisher,  former resident of this city.
          Mr. Fisher, who was about 74 years of age, died Monday at his home in Everett, Wash., after a long illness.  He left here for Washington about 40 years ago.
          He is survived by the widow,  Mary Fisher;  a son  Ferdinand  of Everett; a brother  Riley B. Fisher  of this city, and a half-sister,  Mrs. Iris Clinkenbeard,  of near Waldron.
          Funeral services will be held at Everett Friday.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Gospel  Herald
Volume XLI, Number 29
July 20, 1948
Page 679
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FISHER. - Alice, daughter of  Alpheus and  Martha (Haynes) Holdeman,  was born in Wayne Co, Ohio, Sept. 19, 1866; passed away at the home of her daughter (Mabel), Greensburg, Ind., June 1, 1948, after a three-week illness; age 81 y. 8 m. 12 d.  Death resulted from a paralytic stroke.  In 1886 in Missouri she was married to  Jacob M. Fisher,  who preceded her in death.  Five children also predeceased her. Surviving are 6 children  (Charles,  Fairland, Ind.;  Mrs. Mabel Huntington, Greensburg, Ind.; with whom she had resided for two years;  Mrs. Myrtle Dougherty  and  Mrs. Edna Love, Indianapolis, Ind.; and  Everett, Milan, Ind.), one sister ( Mrs. Nettie Day,  Marysville, Calif.), 3 half sisters ( Mrs. Martha Pletcher,  of Missouri;  Mrs. Ella Jobson,  of Louisiana; and  Mrs. Melinda Estes,  of Oklahoma), one half brother ( William Holdeman,  of Texas), 19 grandchildren, and 19 great- grandchildren.  At the age of twenty-three she became a member of the Mennonite Church in Jasper Co., Mo., and remained a member until death.  Funeral services were held June 3 at the Ewing mortuary at Shelbyville, Ind., with  Harold Fraker, of Indianapolis, officiating.  Text: John 14.  Burial was made in the Fairland, Ind., Cemetery.
Contributed by John Ballard


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Friday December 21, 1945
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DEATH  FOLLOWS  LONG  ILLNESS
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Rites Monday Morning For Frank H. Fischer
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          Frank H. Fischer, 70, passed away at his home seven miles southeast of Shelbyville near Prescott Thursday afternoon after a long illness.  He had been an invalid for twenty years.
          The son of  Bernard and Elizabeth Fischer, he was born in Shelby township April 19, 1876.  His marriage to  Elizabeth Schaf  took place forty-one years ago.  Mrs. Fischer died on June 29, 1918.  Mr. Fisher was also preceded in death by three children.  He was a member of the St. Vincent Catholic Church.
          Surviving are five children,  Charles  and  Carl Fischer, of near Prescott, Frank Fischer, U.S. Army, who has just arrived in the states from the South Pacific, Mrs. John Pollman, of Liberty township, Robert, of Louisville; six grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Frank Weintraut, of Liberty township,  Mrs. Mary Weintraut, of Cleveland, Ohio,  Mrs. Anna Neice, of Plainfield; and a brother, John Fischer, of near Fairland.
          Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Monday at the St. Vincent Catholic Church with the Rev. John Bankowski officiating.  Burial will be made in the church cemetery in charge of Loren H. Murphy.  Friends may call at the Fischer home after noon Saturday.  The family requests that flowers be omitted.
Contributed by Barb Huff for Nancy Newby


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Friday, April 26, 1940
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FISHER  FUNERAL  RITES  ARE  SET
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Late Fairland Resident Will Be
Buried In Services Sunday
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          Funeral services had been completed today for  Mrs. Clara Ann Fisher, age sixty-five, widely known Fairland resident who died suddenly at 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, a few minutes after a heart seizure.  She had been ill since the first of the month but her condition had not been regarded as serious.
          The widow of  John W. Fisher, the deceased spent her entire life in Shelby county.  She was the daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. John Oliver Bush and was born December 18, 1874.  She was married to Mr. Fisher September 4, 1896, and he preceded her in death in December, 1935.  Surviving are three children, Mrs. Myrl Peterson,  Mrs. Ida Patterson  and  Mrs. Jessie Huffman, all of Fairland; three grandchildren; three brothers, Charles H. Bush  and  W. G. Bush of Fairland, and Harry Bush, of Indianapolis, and a sister, Mrs. Anna Fields of Fairland.
          Mrs. Fisher's death occurred at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Patterson, with whom she had been living.  The body was taken to the home of Mrs. Peterson in Fairland, and friends may call there at any time.  Funeral services will be held at the Brandywine Methodist church, of which she was a member, at 10:30 a.m. Saturday.  The Rev. Archer Shirley will officiate.  Burial will be made at the Brandywine Cemetery, in charge of D. E. Carmony, funeral director.
Submitted by Barb Huff


Obituary for  Savannah James FisherThe Shelbyville Republican,  Shelbyville, Indiana; Tuesday, April 4, 1939


The  Rushville Republican
October 12, 1929
Page 1
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RETIRED  MINISTER  IS  DEAD
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Rev. W. H. Fisher, Related in
County, Was Also Well Known
in Many Localities Here
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          Word has been received of the death of  Rev. W. H. Fisher, retired minister of M. P. church, which occurred at his home in Oklahoma, Friday.  Details of his death were not given but he was killed by an auto near his home.
          He is well known in both Rush and Shelby counties.  Two nieces,  Mrs. Jasper Hester  and  Inez Staniford  reside in Manilla.  The body will be brought to the home of his niece,  Mrs. William Karmire  of Blue Ridge and burial will be made in the Blue Ridge cemetery, but .the time is not definitely known.
Contributed by John Ballard
Note from John Ballard:  William Henry Fisher, born 2 Jul 1848 in Blue Ridge to  William McKendree Fisher  and  Mahala Jarrell.


The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday January 27, 1927
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FORMER  PRESCOTT        
         MAN  PASSED  AWAY
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          J[oseph] J. Fischer, sixty-three years old, a resident of the Prescott community for many years, died recently at his home in Hibbing, Minnesota, friends here were informed today in a letter from his brother,  J. Herman Fischer of Pomona, Kansas.  The announcement of his death was received with keenest regret by his many friends.
          Mr. Fischer had resided in and near Prescott since the year 1871, leaving this community about two years ago for Minnesota.  During his long residence in Shelby county, he made hundreds of friends ad was particularly active in affairs of the Prescott neighborhood.
Contributed by Barb Huff


The  Indianapolis Sunday Star
Feb. 14, 1923
Page 10
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          Shelbyville --- Mrs. Emily Fisher, 69 years old, died at her home, south of here.  Three daughters,  Mrs. Lula Stanfield, Edinburg;  Mrs. Zella Harrell  and  Miss Myrtle Fisher, this city; five sons,  Ora F. Fisher, St. Louis, Mo.,  Willis Fisher,  Henry Fisher  and  Noah Fisher,  Shelby County and  Jesse Fisher, Indianapolis; two brothers,  Frank and  John Scott, Johnson county, survive.
Contributed by Janet McColley Franklin


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Monday, August 8, 1921
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AGED  RESIDENT  DIED  ON  SUNDAY
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Mrs. Elizabeth Fisher Passed Away
At Home Of Son, Frank Fisher, Sunday
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FUNERAL  SERVICE  TUESDAY
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          Mrs. Elizabeth Fisher, aged 80 years, well known resident, of near Prescott, died at the home of her son  Frank Fisher, at seven o'clock Sunday morning.  Death was caused from a complication of diseases, from which she had been suffering for some time.
          Mrs. Fisher came to this county in 1871 and since that time had made her home in the community where she died.  She was a member of the St. Vincent Catholic Church and up until her health failed was one of the leading workers in this church.  She was a beloved mother and leaves a host of friends to mourn her death.
          Surviving beside the son at whose home she died, she leaves three daughters and three sons;  Mrs. Anna Neice, of Plainfield;  Mrs. Mary Weintraut, of Indianapolis;  Mrs. Frank Weintraut, of this county;  Herman Fisher, of Kansas;  Joseph Fisher, of this county; and  John Fisher  of Johnson county.
          Funeral services will be conducted at the St. Vincent Catholic Church, at nine o'clock Tuesday morning.  Burial will be made in the church cemetery with Stewart & Fix undertakers in charge.
Contributed by Barb Huff for Nancy Newby


The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday July 4, 1918
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ELIZABETH  FISHER  CALLED  IN  DEATH
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Peritonitis Claims Young Matron
Of Shelby Township—Known By Many
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(From Saturday's Daily)
          Mrs. Elizabeth Fisher, wife of  Frank Fisher, died at their home in Shelby township, one mile south of Prescott this morning at five thirty o'clock.  She was aged thirty-six years and nine months and had spent her entire life as a resident of this county.  Her death was caused from peritonitis.
          The deceased was the daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Schaf  of Prescott and was born in September of 1881.  All of her younger life was spent in Prescott where she was born.  She was married twelve years ago to Mr. Fisher and their life together had been ideal.  Seven children were born to the union, five of whom survive the mother with the father, the youngest being only a week old Friday.
          The children surviving are  Charles,  Francis,  Carl,  Lillian,  and  Ray.  She also leaves her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Schaf and two brothers and five sisters.  The brothers are  John Schaf, of Shelby township, and  Frank Schaf  of Springfield, Ohio.  The sisters are  Mrs. Harry VanWay  of this city,  Mrs. Louis Huffman  of Indianapolis,  Mrs. Henry Rehme, of Dayton, Ohio, and  Mrs. L. W. Miller of Prescott, and  Mrs. Bernard Randolph, of Indianapolis.
          Mrs. Fisher was a lovable Christian and since childhood had been a member of St. Vincent's Church east of this city.  She was esteemed by her many friends and her death will cast a shadow of sorrow on everyone with whom she had became acquainted.
          The funeral services will be announced later and will be in charge of Stewart & Fix undertakers.
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Same Paper
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FISHER  FUNERAL
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The funeral of  Mrs. Elizabeth Fisher, who died at her home south of Prescott Saturday morning, was held this morning at the St. Vincent Catholic Church, Rev. Fr. Ketter, the pastor, officiating.  Many of the friends of the deceased called at her late home Sunday to pay their last respects and the floral tributes were very beautiful.  Interment was made in the St. Vincent cemetery in charge of Stewart & Fix, undertakers.
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St. Vincent Cemetery
Elizabeth Fischer
September 5, 1883 – June 29, 1918
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Contributed by Barb Huff for Nancy Newby


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Friday, January 9, 1914
Page 2, column 2
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MRS. HANNAH  FISHER  DEAD
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Died In Minnesota Near Osakis—
Family Quite Prosperous
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          The following sketch of the life and death of the late  Mrs. Hannah Fisher  was handed the  Republican  by  Mr. D. W. Fisher, a brother-in-law of the deceased.  She was a most worthy woman and had many old friends in the east part of the county, who will be sorry to learn of her death:
          Mrs. Hannah Fisher, formerly a well known resident of this county and still remembered by many here, died at twelve-twenty o'clock on Friday, January 2nd at her country home in Douglass County, Minnesota.
          Mrs. Fisher's maiden name was  Miss Hannah Derrickson, and she was a daughter of the late  Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Derrickson, who lived west of Ray's Crossing, in Union township.  She was born on August 27, 1839, making her at the time of her death seventy-four years, four months and five days old.
          She was married on December 19, 1865, to  James H. Fisher, who preceded her in death on October 18, 1908.
          Her family consists of five children, three sons and two daughters.  The sons are  Norman,  John  and  William, and the two daughters are  Emma  and  Anna.  The youngest child, a son, Alvin, died shortly after the family moved to Minnesota.  Mrs. Fisher had one sister, Laura Derrickson, who died many years ago and was buried in the Bennett cemetery in Union township.  She has one brother, James Derrickson, who is living with the family at the present time.
          She united with the Little Blue River Baptist church, in Union township, when she was about sixteen years old and remained a member of that church until about ten years ago, when she joined the Free Methodist Church near her home.
          The funeral services were conducted on Sunday, January 14th at one o'clock, at the Free Methodist Church by her pastor, Rev. Winn.  She was buried in the Union Lake Cemetery.
          The family have become quite well to do since moving to Minnesota.  They own near one thousand acres of fine land.  They had lived there for about thirty years.  Mrs. Fisher was a reliable subscriber to the  Republican  and renewed her subscription only a short time ago.
Submitted by Barb Huff


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Tuesday, August 13, 1912
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DEATHS  AND  FUNERALS
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INFANT  FISCHER
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          The infant son of  Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fischer, of near Prescott, died early Tuesday morning.  Short funeral services were held at the house at 3 o'clock this afternoon.  Interment in the St. Vincent cemetery in charge of Stewart & Fix.
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St. Vincent Cemetery
Joseph Fischer - August 12, 1912
Contributed by Barb Huff for Nancy Newby


The  Shelbyville  Democrat
Saturday, June 8, 1907
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DEATH  OF  J. C. FISCHER
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Occurred Late Yesterday Afternoon
in This City
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          Jerry C. Fischer, a well known resident of this city, died yesterday afternoon at about five o'clock of pneumonia, from which he had been suffering for several days.  Death was unexpected, as altho it was known that he was very ill, his friends did not believe his condition to be so serious.
          He was one of the city's best known piano tuners and musicians.  For several months he had been engaged in selling pianos, being in partnership with W. V. Davis.  About a year ago he published a book on the art of piano tuning, the volume meeting with the approval of his profession and the public in general.
           He was thirty-six years, six months and twenty-eight days of age.  A wife, a son, a daughter, five sisters, a mother and three brothers survive.  He was a member of the Modern Woodmen and the Maccabee lodge, both of which will participate in the funeral services.  The funeral will be held Sunday afternoon at two-thirty at the First Christian church.  The Rev. G. Jensen will officiate, the Rev. Mr. Pritchard being out of the city.  Edwards & Hageman are in charge of the arrangements.  Interment will be in Forest Hill cemetery.
Submitted by Barb Huff


The  Shelbyville  Daily  Democrat
Tuesday, May 29, 1894
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         Thomas Fisher, an aged resident of Moral township, died at his residence last Sunday morning, and was buried Tuesday in the graveyard on the farm belonging to Cyrenius Bishop.  The services were held at East Union church, conducted by Rev. Hughes.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday April 10, 1884
Page 1 column 5
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          Jacob Fisher died last Saturday at Urmeyville [Needham Township, Johnson County, Indiana] in the eighty-second years of his age.
Contributed by Barb Huff


The  Daily  Evening  Democrat
Shelbyville, Indiana
Tuesday, July 26, 1881
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          The funeral sermon of  John S. Fisher  will be preached next Sunday at Mount Pisgah at ten and one-half o'clock by  Rev. J. C. Gullet,  of Waldron.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Daily  Evening  Democrat
Saturday January 29, 1881
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          Mr.*Benjamin Fisher, of Waldron, died this morning at 6 o'clock.  He was much esteemed by all the citizens of Liberty township.  A large family are left to mourn him.

Ibid.
Monday January 31, 1881
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          DIED—FISHER—On Sunday morning, January 29, 1881, *Benjamin Fisher, of Liberty township, of typhoid fever.
Ibid.
Monday January 31, 1881
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          The funeral of the late  *Benjamin Fisher  occurred at the Catholic Church this morning at 9 o'clock, and was attended by all the people in the vicinity of that gentleman's late residence.  The procession was over a mile in length, and is regarded as the largest ever seen in the township.
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St. Vincent Cemetery
*Bernard F. Fisher
died January 29, 1881
Age 46y 6m 25d
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Contributed by Barb Huff for Nancy Newby


The  Shelbyville  Weekly  Volunteer
Thursday, February 11, 1875
Page 2 column 7
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OBITUARY
DEATH  OF  GEORGE  FISHER
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(From the Kokomo Tribune) -- The deceased was born February 5th, 1813, in Clermont County, Ohio.  In 1821 he came to Rush County, this state. On the 25th day of February, 1836, he was married to Phoebe Trees, who died October 25th, 1869. She was the sister of the late John Trees, of this county.  The deceased and his wife moved to Shelby County where they resided until her death. The year following, in 1870, the deceased moved to this county [Howard Co, IN - pmf] and has since, until his death, resided on his farm one mile from Fairfield.  His death occurred on January 11th instant at 12:30 noon.  George Fisher, probably, had no enemy in the world.  He was a good man giving the word "good" its broadest and fullest meaning.  He was a Christian man, beyond any question, else no tree can be known by its fruit; but he was never a member of any church. He was the friend of all the evangelical churches, gave liberally of his means for their support, was the friend of the widow, the orphan, and all who were cast down by sorrow or pinched by poverty.  He was an affectionate husband, a father devoted to all his children, seven of whom survive him, including J. R. and W. A. of this county.  Two brothers and two sisters also survive him.  The elder sister, a citizen of Vermilion County, Illinois, is in her seventieth year, was with him in his last hours.  Two brothers and one sister live in Richland, Rush County, Indiana.  The remains were taken to Shelby County for interment where the funeral services were conducted by Rev. John Rees, a Missionary Baptist, assisted by Elder Decatur Davis, a Christian Minister.  The text was in these words:  This therefore, "I say brethern, the time is shortest" Cor. VII 29.  During the illness of the deceased he was perfectly calm and resigned, not showing the least impatience about his suffering, satisfied with the past, not a cloud as to his future, if he was not a Christian man, there are none.  His place of burial was upon grounds given by him from his farm for a cemetery.  There was a church thereon also.  In politics the deceased was originally an earnest Whig, a positive and zealous Republican since the organization of that glorious party.  An honest man, one who acted from the convictions of an honest heart, a clear head and a good conscience, is gone.  All who have known George Fisher are witnesses to the fact that he was a pure man.  His memory will live green in the hearts of all who ever knew him.  Since the residence of the deceased in this county, he has called, once a year, promptly, and subscribed for five copies of this paper.  He seemed to be in love with the people and the rich lands of Howard and anxious to let his friends abroad judge of both by reading a representative paper.  Howard County loses an esteemed citizen, but he has gained a blessed immortality.
[Buried Lewis Creek Baptist Cemetery]
Submitted by Barb Huff

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