Ginger Fisher, 72, of Burlington died January 10, 2019 at the Great River Hospice House.
Born May 13, 1946 in Macomb, Illinois she was the daughter of Benjamin and Dorothy (Stoneking) Schindel and William Mathena.
She married Terry Fisher on August 2, 1975 at St. Paul Catholic Church in Macomb, Illinois with Father John Real officiating.
Ginger worked for Kings Sealy Furnace and then for the Burlington Community School District as a cook for 17 years.
She was a member of Divine Mercy Parish.
She enjoyed time spent with her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and her pets and tending to her plants and yard work.
Survivors include her husband Terry Fisher of Burlington; four children, Angela Friday of Burlington, Trenton (Jessica) Friday of Dixon, Illinois, Adam (Sandy Kleopfer) Fisher of Burlington and Justin (Alisha) Fisher of Mediapolis; ten grandchildren, Zack Kinne, Lucas Bernard, Kaytlyn Bernard, Laney Friday, Derik Garza, Jude Fisher, Molly Fisher, Vera Fisher, Bently Fisher and Willow Fisher; six great-grandchildren, Mercedes, Peyton, Braylyn, Piper, Malique and Peirce; two brothers, Terry Schindel of Macomb, Illinois and Gary Mathena of Macomb, Illinois and step father William Mathena of Macomb, Illinois.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
The Memorial Funeral Service for Mrs. Fisher will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 12th at Lunning Chapel. The Very Rev. Father Marty Goetz will officiate. The family will receive friends from 9:00 a.m. until the time of services. Inurnment will be held in Sacred Heart Cemetery.
A memorial has been established for the Des Moines County Humane Society.
According to her wishes, cremation has been accorded and entrusted to the care of Lunning Chapel.
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My sympathies goes out to Ginger's family during this time of grief. May God's loving-kindness comfort you and help you through this difficult time. (Psalm 119:50,76)
I am sorry for your loss. Sending love and prayers
Thinking of you in this time of sorrow. Mark & Pam Wagler
Just learned the news of Ginger's passing late Friday night. She was a strong, courageous woman who fought her cancer battles with spirit. I am so sorry for your loss, Terry and all the family, but know she is resting in peace. God Bless you all!
I am so very sorry for your loss Terry, sending my thoughts and Prayers for you and your family.
Janet Ewing Leach Arlington, Tx.
Angie, I am so sorry to hear of Ginger's passing. Your family is in my thoughts and in my heart. Mallory Oliver
Sorry for your loss Terry, God bless you and your family and give you strength.
sorry to hear of gingers passing sympathy to the family. from beth orth hinesley 5363 spirit ridge rd las cruces nm 88007
RIP Ginger I got to know Ginger when I worked at Naifeh's. She was always nice
She loved to give Nap and Rudy the business. And they loved to give it back to her. My condolences to her family during this difficult time.
Terry and family - I’m truly sorry for your loss. It was very obvious how much Ginger was loved and what an integral part of your family she was. Know that her suffering and fear is over and she will continue to enjoy and care for you all from heaven. Thank you for allowing me to be part of her care. Dale
Our thoughts and Prayers are with Terry and Family. Beautiful lady. Love and Aloha, Tom and Geri
I'm sending you my love and prayers Terry. May you and your family find comfort and peace in the sweet memories that you've shared with Ginger. May she rest in peace.
We are so very sorry to hear of Ginger’s passing. Prayers of peace and comfort to your family!
Sorry for your loss Ginger was a nice lady sending prayer's to the Family!!!!
Terry and your family, I am so very sorry to hear of Ginger’s passing. My prayers are with you all. Love, Cousin Bobbi
Rest In Peace Ginger. You were loved by many. Thoughts, love and prayers for you Terry and your entire family. Vickie Walgren Larson
My condolences to you and your family Angie
I couldn’t have picked a better person to share my grandkids with. Rest In Peace Ginger, you will be missed. I’ll see you on the other side one day
Prayers to you Angie
Thank you for being a special friend to Alyssa.
Thoughts and prayers with the family🙏
I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
I enjoyed knowing Ginger, and her family. I will miss her fun loving spirit and stories about her pets. My sympathy to the family and loved ones.
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