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Obituary, Curtis Arthur Fisher, 81

 

Curtis Arthur Fisher

Curtis Arthur Fisher, 81, died on May 3, 2013 at his home in Yankton, S.D., surrounded by loved ones.

He was born in Bismarck, N.D. on December 17, 1931, son of Art and Lila (Stirling) Fisher. He was raised on a farm at Hazelton, N.D. Curtis Fisher married Lorraine Keller on November 15, 1952 in Linton, ND and they just celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary. Together they lived in North and South Dakota, Iowa and Southeast Alaska. Curtis was a member of many groups and organizations and had served as church chairperson. He loved farming, was a meat cutter, a miner at Homestake Gold Mine. He loved the outdoors and bear hunting in Alaska with his son Steve and chartered by good friend bush pilot Butch Williams.

He was preceded in death by son, John Fisher; grandson, Drake Gordon; granddaughter, Stephanie Fisher; and sister, Nadine Moszer.

He is survived by his wife, Lorraine of Yankton; his son, Steve Fisher of Yankton; daughter, Linda (Donn) Larson of Hudson, S.D.; daughter, Sherry Fisher of Yankton; daughter, Elaine (Roger) Gordon of Davenport, Iowa; son, Kevin (Cindy) Fisher of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, and son, Duane Fisher of Kearney, Mo., 18 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, 9 step grandchildren, a great great granddaughter and sister, Bessie Merkel of Mobridge, S.D.

A mass of Christian Burial was held on May 8 at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Yankton. Cremation followed the Mass.

 

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