Fred E. Fisher

Fred E. Fisher, age 82, Kadoka, SD, died Friday, February 26, 2010, at the Winner Regional Nursing Home.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 2, at the Presbyterian Church in Kadoka, with Pastor Gary McCubbin and Rev. Gus Craven officiating.

Music was provided by Grace DeVries, pianist, and Carl Baumann, vocalist. Ushers were Tony Gould and Bill Stone. Pallbearers were C.D. Uhlir, Cory Uhlir, Cam Uhlir, Chris Uhlir, Mitch Olney and Bob Eckert.

Interment was in the Kadoka Cemetery.

Fred E. Fisher was born August 29, 1927, on his parents' homestead eight miles south of Kadoka, the son of Kenard D. Fisher, Sr. and Elsie Marie (Enders) Fisher. He grew up on the farm-ranch and received his education at the Wells Rural School.

As a young man he started his career working at sale barns. He worked for over 31 years at the Martin Livestock Auction, as well as the Philip, Presho, and Winner Livestock Auctions. He retired in 2008. In the summertime he worked for various ranchers.

Fred continued to live on his farm-ranch until the time of his death.

Fred was a former member of the Independent Order of Oddfellows and the South Dakota Stockgrowers Association.

Survivors include two sons, Edward Fisher, Kadoka, and Corey Fisher, Kadoka; three sisters, Dora Brown, Seattle, WA, Eileen Heinsohn, Kadoka, and Viola Olson and her husband, Lloyd, Kadoka; two nieces, Rita Thomas, Medford, OR, and Susan Olson, Phoenix, AZ; one nephew, Dan W. Brown, Seattle, WA; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Fred was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Kenard D. Fisher, Jr., and one nephew, Milton Brown.

A memorial has been established.

Arrangements were with the Rush Funeral Chapel of Kadoka.

Online guestbook available at www.rushfuneralhome.com