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Obituary, Lorraine R. Fisher, age 79


Lorraine R. Fisher, age 79, passed away July 24, 2016 in Yankton, S.D.

She was born in Blue Grass, N.D. on February 10, 1937 to Martin and Eugenia (Skalsky) Keller and was raised in the town of Hazelton, N.D.

She married Curtis Fisher on November 15, 1952 in Linton, N.D. Together they lived in North and South Dakota, Iowa and Petersburg, Alaska from 1988-1998. They settled in Yankton to be closer to their children.

She was a member of the Ladies of the Moose and enjoyed bowling, horseshoes, softball, shooting pool and bingo.

Lorraine was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Curtis Fisher; daughter, Linda Larson; son, John Fisher; grandson, Drake Gordon; granddaughter, Stephanie Fisher; sister, Dorinda Anderson and sister-in- law, Nadine Mozer.

She is survived by her sons, Steven Fisher of Yankton, Kevin (Cindy) Fisher of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa and Duane Fisher of Kearney, Missouri; daughters, Sherry Fisher of Yankton and Elaine (Roger) Gordon of Davenport, Iowa; 18 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; nine step grandchildren; sisters, Wanda and Beverly; sister-in- law, Bessie Merkel of Mobridge, S.D. and son-in- law, Donn Larson of Hudson, S.D.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held on July 29 at St. Benedict Catholic Church in Yankton. Burial of her cremated remains will take place at a later date. Online condolences may be sent to:


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