Roy Burton Fisher, 89, of Curtis, Nebraska
Roy Burton Fisher, 89, of Curtis, Nebraska, died August 21, 2013 in Cozad, NE.
He was born December 10, 1923 in Moorefield, NE, son of Burton and Leafy L.(Clark) Fisher.
Roy grew up in the Moorefield area and graduated from Moorefield High School. He served his country in the US Navy as a Seabee from 1944-1946, stationed in Guam. June 8, 1947 married Katherine L Andersen at the Andersen homestead They lived around the Moorefield area most of their marriage, until they retired and moved to Curtis. Together they raised three children: Carol, Marvin, and Darrell. Roy was a lifelong farmer and rancher; farming and ranching East and Northeast of Moorefield NE. He was a past member of Nebraska Farm Bureau, Moorefield Elevator Board, and both Moorefield and Medicine Valley School Boards. He also served as the chairman of the Moorefield Cemetery Board.
Survivors include daughter - Carol Jean McKennon of Curtis, NE; two sons - Marvin R Fisher of Moorefield, NE, Darrell (Linda) Fisher of Moorefield, NE; two grandsons - Steven Fisher, Kevin Fisher both of Farnam, NE; two granddaughters - Christine (Bryan) Eicher of Commerce City, CO, Marie Fisher of Kearney, NE; along with several extended family and friends.
Roy was preceded in death by wife, Katherine L. Fisher; father, Burton Fisher; mother, Leafy L Fisher; brother, Loren Fisher; sister, Arlene Yeutter; son-in-law, Ralph Shuler.
Visitation will be held at Blase-Wetzel-Strauser Memorial Chapel, Curtis, Nebraska; Saturday, August 24, 2013 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
Services will be held at First United Methodist Church, August 25, 2013 at 2:30 pm with Rev. Bonnie Forney officiating.
Interment will follow in the Moorefield Cemetery, Moorefield, Nebraska.
Memorials may be given to the Moorefield Cemetery, Moorefield, NE or the Curtis Senior Center. To sign the online guest book, go to www.blasestrauser.com.
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