Monday, March 24th, 2008
Don Stephen Fisher, 60, of Rockford, died at 3:30 a.m. March 23, 2008, at his residence. Death was due to leukemia.
He was born Oct. 4, 1947, in Celina, to Carl J. and Ruth E. Weisman Fisher. On April 6, 1974, he married Jacqueline Breese, who survives.
Other survivors are a son, Brian A., Rockford; a daughter, Andrea L., Big Rapids, Mich.; and a brother, Gary (Jane), Rockford.
He retired from Greif Brothers in Van Wert and had served in the Air National Guard in Fort Wayne, Ind. He was a member of the Rockford United Methodist Church and the Dublin Township Zoning Board.
Services are 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Mike Berne officiating. Burial is at Riverside Cemetery, Rockford, with military rites conducted by the Rockford American Legion.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford, and one hour prior to services Wednesday at the church.
Contributions can be made to The Cancer Association of Mercer County or the Don S. Fisher Scholarship Fund for graduating Parkway High School seniors.
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