Katherine Fisher, 84 - April 04, 2007
Katherine Levinia Fisher, 84, of Curtis, died March 26, 2007, at North Platte.
Services were held on Thursday, March 29, at the United Methodist Church at Curtis with the Rev. Jeff Thurman and Lee Jones officiating. Burial was at the Moorefield Cemetery.
Fisher was born on Sept. 19, 1922, the daughter of Marie and Edward Andersen. She grew up in the Curtis area with her brother, Harold and three sisters—Frances, Ethel and Grace. She attended rural elementary schools in the Curtis area and the Nebraska School of Agriculture.
As a young woman, she completed the normal training to teach elementary education. She taught for 10 years in a one-room school houses at the Frontier County School District. She upheld the standard of teaching and discipline that lead to mutual respect and caring. She treasured her students and the memories of teaching, according to family members.
She was married during the post World War II era to Roy Burton Fisher of Moorefield. Together, they farmed in the Moorefield area and raised three children.
Fisher was active in the Church of God at Moorefield and later in the United Methodist Church at Curtis. She studied the Bible and knew it well, bringing the teachings in her relationships with others, the family said.
She was a wonderful mother and grandmother, and a loving companion and wife for 60 years, according to family members. Her grandchildren brought her joy and happiness and she leaves a legacy of love and an example of goodwill to her family, neighbors and community, said family members.
Survivors include: her husband, Roy B. Fisher; a daughter, Carol Jean McKennon of Gothenburg; sons—Marvin R. Fisher and Darrell L. (Linda) Fisher, all of Moorefield; four grandchildren—Steven, Kevin, Christine and Marie; sister, Grace Hanthorn of McCook.
Memorials are suggested to the Medicine Valley High School Foundation Fund and the First United Methodist Church.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.blase strauser.com. Arrangements have been placed in the care of Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel of Gothenburg.
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