Obit: Fisher, George Jr. #2 (1884 - 1950)


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Surnames: Fisher, Staehle, Thomas, Laessig, Saveland, Carpenter, Lucht


----Source: Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark Co., Wis.)   06/08/1950


Fisher, George Jr. #2(11 APR 1884 - 25 MAY 1950)


George Fisher Jr., son of the late George Fisher Sr. and Fredereka Staehle Fisher, passed away at his home here on May 25, 1950.  He was born on Apr. 11, 1884, in the town of Sherman (Clark Co., Wis.).  He received his education in the Veefkind School and at the Stevens Point Business College.  After graduating from business college, he learned the cheesmaker’s trade and was in that business for 40 years.  In 1922 he purchased the Spokeville Cheese Factory and continued to operate it until he retired in 1945.


On Oct. 2, 1907, he was united in marriage to Stella Thomas.  To this union were born three children: Mrs. H. L. (Norma) Laessig of Marshfield, Thomas, who now operates the Spokeville factory, and Mrs. Ralph (Hazel) Saveland of Green Bay.  Besides his widow, three children and three grandchildren, he is survived by five brother, Charles of Phillips, Henry and William of Spencer, Herman of Tripoli and Frank of Cable; and two sisters, Mrs. L. W. (Mary) Carpenter of Oakland, Cal., and Mrs. William (Lena) Lucht of Pittsville.


Funeral services were held in the Loyal Methodist Church at 2 p.m. Monday, May 29, with the Rev. Lee Holmes officiating.  Burial was in the Loyal Cemetery.  Serving as pallbearers were six nephews, Grant, Stanley, Donald, Leo and Norman Fisher and Bernard Lucht.


The hymns, "Beyond the Sunset" and "In the Sweet By and By," were sung by Mrs. Calvin Prior and Mrs. M. W. Erickson, with Miss Donna Mae Gotter as accompanist.


All members of the immediate family except the sister, Mrs. Carpenter, were present.  Other relatives from out of town attending the services included Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Trottschel, Mr. and Mrs. John Brickbauer, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Born, Mr. and Mrs. Bert North and Mrs. Gustave Trottschel, all of Plymouth; Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Knott and daughter and Mrs. Verna Fisher of Milwaukee; Mrs. Olga Lindner of Chicago; Al Staehle of Okauchee and Mr. and Mrs. R. N. Thomas of Kansas City, Kan.



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