Lorenza Elena "Helen" Fisher, 66, of Concord Avenue, Carlsbad, N.M., passed away Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, at Carlsbad Medical Center.
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There will be no public visitation. A memorial service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012, at First United Methodist Church with Jan Walterscheid, Floyd Fisher and Darwin Warner officiating. Private interment was held in Carlsbad Cemetery, Carlsbad, N.M. Denton-Wood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Lorenza Elena "Helen" Fisher was born Aug. 10, 1946, in Alamogordo, N.M., to Claude and Ida (Walters) Holguin. She graduated from Alamogordo High School in 1964 and attended Eastern New Mexico University, later finishing her degree from College of the Southwest in 2000. Lorenza married Donald G. Fisher on Feb. 4, 1967, in Alamogordo, N.M., and moved to Carlsbad later that year. She was devoted to her husband and children. She was always involved in their education, sports, activities and spiritual lives. Lorenza worked with her sister-in-law, Helen Rogers, for many years at Cottage Preschool. She was an active member of First Church of the Nazarene, Christian Women's Club and many prayer groups. Lorenza's life was mostly known for her dedication to the Lord Jesus Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Ernest Baca.
Survivors are her husband, Don G. Fisher; son, Larry Fisher and wife, Shelley of Singapore; two daughters: Cristina Goodwin and husband, Darin of Larned, Kan., and Claudette Stevenson and husband, Jeremy of Olathe, Kan.; nine grandchildren: Karis, Sage, Sierra, Isaac, Zachary, Elizabeth, Naomi, Jacob and Chloe; two brothers: Alfred Baca and Clay Holguin; and sister, Diana Holguin Balogh.
Memorial contributions may be made to Angel Flight, 1515 E. 71st St., Ste. 312, Tulsa, OK 74136,
, P.O. Box 1856, Clovis, NM 88101 or Nazarene Compassionate Ministries, c/o First Church of the Nazarene, 1010 W. Fox St., Carlsbad, NM 88220. Condolences may be expressed at dentonwood.com.
Denton-Wood Funeral Home
1001 North Canal Street Carlsbad, NM 88220
Published in Carlsbad Current-Argus on Aug. 14, 2012