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Obituaries: Kathleen C. Fisher, 84


Kathleen C. Fisher, 84, passed away on November 30, 2012 in Anchorage.

Kathleen was born February 9, 1928 in Baker, OR to George and Bertha (Munn) Curtis. She married her husband, Robert E. Fisher, on August 25, 1949 in Oregon and lived in Oregon until 1953 before moving to Petersburg. They lived in Petersburg for a year before moving to Wrangell in June 1954 where she lived until 2008, when Kathleen moved to Anchorage.

Kathleen took pride in raising her family, and adored her grandchildren. Her door was always open to offer shelter, warmth, food and a listening ear to family and friends of the community. Another source of enjoyment for Kathleen was her active participation in several clubs and organizations. She held several local, statewide and nationwide offices. She was extremely proud to be the past president and honorary life member of the Wrangell Emblem Club #87 and the Supreme Emblem Club of USA for over 55 years. She helped found the Alaska State Emblem Club Association in 1990-91. Several times, she was the past president as well as a lifetime member of Beta Sigma Phi International, pledging in June 1979. She was honored to be the past president in 1985-86 and a lifetime member of the Pioneers of Alaska Igloo #15. Kathleen was proud of being from Alaska and Wrangell.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert in 1998; her mother and father, Bertha and George Curtis; and brother, Wayne Curtis.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Paul and Victoria Fisher of Vancouver, WA; her son and daughter-in-law Peter and Jean Fisher of Anchorage, AK; her son, Loy Fisher, of Vancouver, WA; three granddaughters, Sultana Gent, Roberta Kirschner, Christina Fisher; three grandsons, Aaron Fisher, Ryan Fisher, and Ian Fisher; two nephews, Tom Curtis and Dennis Curtis. Kathleen will be greatly missed by all whom she touched.

A service will be held in Wrangell at a later date.


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