Cynthia Fisher, 57 - July 26, 2014Cynthia Fisher, 57, of Moorefield, formerly of Gothenburg, passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.
A visitation will be conducted at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel on Tuesday, July 29, from 3 to 8 p.m. with family members present from 4 to 6 p.m.
Services will take place at the Gothenburg Evangelical Free Church on Wednesday, July 30, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Brian Nicklas officiating. Burial will be at the Farnam Cemetery.
Fisher was born Sept. 5, 1956, at Broken Bow, daughter of Clyde and Gloria (Pedersen) Bartak. She grew up in the Anselmo/Merna area and graduated from Anselmo/Merna High School in 1974.
She resided at Hastings while attending Mary Lanning Nursing School, graduating in 1978. Following graduation, she moved to Gothenburg for a year.
On April 21, 1979, she was united in marriage to Robert Fisher at Broken Bow. The couple resided at Moorefield.
Fisher began employment at the Gothenburg Memorial Hospital in 1978, where she spent her entire 36-year career as an RN.
She was a member of the Nebraska Brain Injury Association, AWANA and Faith Circle.
Fisher enjoyed reading, playing games and traveling as well as spending time with family, especially her grandson Walker, according to family members.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde and Gloria Bartak.
Survivors include: her husband, Robert Fisher of Moorefield; her son, Michael Fisher of Omaha; her daughter, Sara (Tanner) Widick and grandson, Walker of Belton, TX; siblings—Beth (Bruce) Ebmeier of Sun Lakes, AZ, Bev Trew of Broken Bow, Joel (Becky) Bartak and Bruce (Julie) Bartak, all of Anselmo; mother-in-law, Ruth Fisher of Moorefield; brother and sister-in-law, Bev and Mel May of Merna; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members.
Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society Heartland Division, 9850 Nicholas, Suite 200 Omaha, NE 68114, and Relay For Life of Dawson County, 116 N. Buffalo Bill Ave., North Platte, NE 69101.