Kenneth Clive Fisher
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Kenneth Clive Fisher, age 83, of Plymouth, went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at the Arborview Assisting Living Center in Plymouth.
He was born on November 16, 1929 in Wauwatosa, son of the late Wallace and Gertrude (Boesel) Fisher.
Kenneth heard the call of his country and joined the United States Marines serving in Korea from 1951-1953 receiving a Purple Heart and Rifle Man Award. He was honorably discharged from his service due to a gunshot wound.
On May 26, 1962 he married Lotus M. Mc Neece in Elkhart Lake. The couple owned and operated a dairy farm in the Town of Greenbush. She preceded him in death on August 1, 1995.
In addition to farming for many years with his wife, Kenneth also worked as a punch press operator for Gilson Brothers.
He was a member of the Ladwig-Zinkraf American Legion Post #243 of Plymouth. In his free time he enjoyed fast pitch baseball, playing for teams both in Adell and Waldo, he was on a bowling team in Adell, riding his Harley Davidson, and volunteered many hours at the Plymouth Senior Center.
He is survived by his four children Kenneth Jr. (Penny) Fisher of Plymouth, Linda (Gene) Enders of New Holstein, Debra (Jim) Koene of Plymouth, Diane (Don) Walsdorf of New Holstein, twelve grandchildren, Rev. Lorri (Calvin) Steward, Susan (John) Shackleton, Jennifer (Jason) Knuth, Chad (Wendi) Hellmer, Rebecca (Sara) Hellmer, Kenneth (Stephanie) Fox, Todd (Emily) Fox, Nathan Fox(fiancé Jess), Jordan Steuerwald, Sara and Shaun Czubkowski, twenty-two great grandchildren Adam, Andrew, Alexis Steward, Kimberly and Katie Beniger, Kimmi and Mike Shackleton, Mitchell and Sydney Knuth, Samantha, Alexander, Anna, and Jackie Wachowiak, Mason, Calli-Jo, and Chase Hellmer, Canyon, Skylar, Mason, and Isabel Fox, Grace and Alayna Fox, and four great great grandchild Kingston, Nehemiah, and AJ Steward, Tyson James Suttner, a brother Robert (June) Fisher, a sister Patsy (Norman) Krebsbach, a sister-in-law Eleanor Fisher, and a brother-in-law Ray Langkabel. He is further survived by many nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, two brothers Roland and Ralph Fisher, two sisters Janet Langkabel, and Shirley Bruzas, nephews Joseph Bruzas, Tony Krebsbach, Dale Langkabel, and a niece Kay Watson.
Funeral services will be held at 6:00 PM on November 15,2013 at the Schneider Funeral Home (123 South Street) Plymouth with granddaughter Lorri Steward officiating. Cremation will follow the service and Kenneth's cremains will be laid to rest in the Plymouth Woodlawn Cemetery. Friends may call on Friday from 3 PM until the time of service.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Arborview Assisted Living, Hospice Advantage, and Community Care, for the wonderful care and concern shown to Kenneth and his family during his stay. These important people include; Mandi, Val N., Katie, Cari, Nichole, Laurie, Brea, Melissa, Taylor, Jean, Val S., Courtney, Sallie, Mary, Tina, Kelly, Terri, Leigh and Jennifer.
The Ladwig-Zingraf American Legion Post #243 of Plymouth will be conducting Military Rights Friday evening at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent through www.schneiderlifetributes.com
Schneider Funeral Home
123 South Street
Plymouth, WI 53073
Published in Sheboygan Press on Nov. 12, 2013