FISHER – John Carl Fisher died on August 2, 1989 at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital at the age of 65 years.
He was born at Scout Lake, Saskatchewan and served overseas with the Canadian Army in World War Two. He moved to Alberta in 1953 and farmed and ranched in the Cessford, Wardlow and Patricia areas until retiring to Medicine Hat in 1986.
Surviving are his wife Gladys of Medicine Hat, five sons, Ken Sayers and his wife Bonnie of Medicine Hat, Jaycee Fisher and his wife Maxine of Brooks, Bob Fisher of Medicine Hat, Frank Fisher of Brooks and Dennis Fisher and his wife Dawn of Patricia; two daughters, Linda Fisher and her husband Stuart of Swan Hills and Shirley Heck and her friend Rick Robinson of Brooks; 12 grandchildren; his mother Anne Fisher of Assiniboia, Sask.; four brothers, Emil (Florence) Fisher of Scout Lake, Sask, Henry (Bibian) Fisher of Rosa, Manitoba, Norman (Eileen) Fisher of Swift Current and Bud (Thelma) Fisher of Assiniboia; two sisters – Mary Holkasted of Moose Jaw and Norman Lemontange, Scout Lake, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral service was held on Tuesday, 1 August 8 at 2 p.m. in Smith Memorial Chapel, Brooks with the Reverend John Petravicius officiating. Interment followed in the Brooks Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Jaycee Fisher, Bob Fisher, Frank Fisher, Dennis Fisher, Ken Sayers and Stewart Fisher.
If friends desire memorial donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation.
Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.