FISCH Cheryl Diane Stiefel Fisch 09/29/44 - 05/06/13 Cheryl was originally from Burcyrus, OH. She was a graduate of Ohio State University, where she met her devoted husband and best friend, Roland Fisch. They began their life together as Mennonite missionaries in Manitoba, Canada, and relocated to the Florida Keys in 1976. They moved to Marathon in 1980 and extended their passion for teaching to the community for over 20 years. She loved children's literature and art, and exuded kindness, patience, guidence, and unconditional love in her classroom. She was involved with the creation of the summer recreation program which allowed children to continue exploring arts & science utilizing inspiring activities during summer months. She is survived by her husband Roland Fisch who now lives in Bronson, FL; sister Kaye (Don) Hawkins of Lowell, IN; brother Tom (Lore) Stiefel of Ramrod Key, FL; daughter Charlott (Pete) Cadiz and their children Keegan,11 & Mallory, 9 of the Orlando, FL area; son J.R. (Robyn) Fisch and their children Connor, 4 & Lily, 1 of Gainesville, FL. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memories be recorded on her facebook page: Cheryl Stiefel Fisch.
Published in Florida Keys Keynoter / Reporter on May 15, 2013