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Grace Caroline Reid Fischer Athey


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Grace Caroline Reid Fischer Athey Obituary
GRACE CAROLINE REID FISCHER ATHEY Age 78, passed away peacefully at home on Jan. 3, 2015 surrounded by her family. Grace was born on June 25, 1936 in Pomona, CA. Grace is remembered as a loving mother and grandmother to her 7 children, David Reid, Lori Reid, Larry Reid, Debra Akre-Reid, Denise Reid, Jeff Reid, Karen Fitzhume- Reid, 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Grace belonged to many organizations to include the American Red Cross as a volunteer Driver for 17 years, P.T.A. President of Jackson Elementary School, Riverside and Chemawa Jr.HS Riverside, 1970's; Member of United Methodist Church, Little League Team Mother, B.S.A Mother, and a US Army mom for her three sons. Grace was raised in Pomona, CA where she met her first husband, Kenneth Reid and lived in the Riverside area for 20 years making a loving home for her family. Grace met her last husband Robert Fischer, while living in Wickenburg, AZ and was married until Bob's death in 1995. Grace was preceded in death by her husband Robert, parents Donald and Mary, baby brother Douglas, sisters, Joyce Fox, Ruby Phillips, and Fay Douglas. Grace is survived by her seven children, grandchildren & great-grandchildren; brothers, Frank Garcia, Steven Garcia, & Gordon Benfield; sisters, Fran Miller, Mary Santillian, Aleta Trevino and Cheryl Marquez. Grace will always be remembered and missed by her family and friends. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a memorial contribution to the . A celebration of Grace's life and interment will be at Riverside National Cemetery. Arlington Mortuary, Directors (800) 275-4648 www.arlingtonmortuary.com


Published in Press-Enterprise on Feb. 1, 2015
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