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Ann Fisher

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Ann Francis Fisher, age 87 of Nashua, Iowa died Monday evening, February 13, 2012, at the Floyd County Memorial Hospital in Charles City. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 17, 2012, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Nashua with Rev. Carl Ries celebrating the Mass. Private family interment will be held at a later date in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Nashua. Friends may greet the family 3:00-7:00 p.m. Thursday, February 17, 2012, at the Hugeback-Johnson Funeral Home in Nashua where there will be a 3:00 p.m. Rosary. Visitation continues 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Ann Francis Fisher was born September 3, 1924, in Greene, IA, the daughter of Joseph B. and Edith C. (Levine) Korinke. She received her education at St. Mary’s School in Greene. Ann left school early and worked for 25 cents a day in order to help with family expenses. She also lived in Rockford, Illinois as a young girl working at a chemical company. On October 7, 1945, she was united in marriage to the love of her life, Robert Gerald Fisher. The couple were married at the Little Brown Church, Nashua and the wedding was blessed by Father Flynn. To this union four children were born. The couple made Nashua their home where they raised their family. Ann cleaned, wall-papered and painted many homes in the Nashua area. She also made and decorated wedding cakes. In her free time she loved to play cards, go dancing, cooking and spending time with family. She was a long-time member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church, St. Bernadette Circle and the Nashua Senior Citizens. She will be forever missed and dearly loved by her family and friends. Survivors include two daughters, Karen (Larry) Leach of Pueblo, CO, Bobbi Rowe (George Dressing) of Nashua; two sons, Kent (Sandi) Fisher, Mike Fisher (Jessica Lester) all of Nashua; one sister, Shirley (George) Anderson of Spokane, WA; seven grandchildren, Robin, Nikki, Kim, Jessica, Stacy, Molly and Brock; thirteen great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one daughter, Kay Shirley; sons-in-law, Robert Buchholz and Gary Rowe; five brothers, Bob, Jim, Jack, Joe and Don Korinke; one sister, Mary Gillette.

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  1. Grandma was a very thoughtful person and will be dearly missed. Thank to everyone for your support through this hard time we apricate you!

  2. To all of Ann’s family~May the grace of God and an angels embrace comfort you all during this very difficult time. Sending prayers of strength….God Bless

  3. Grandma you were an inspiration to me and will always have a place in my heart. Whenever times get tough I will just use your saying ‘Holy Buckets’, and I’m sure that I wont be upset anymore. 🙂 I will always love you. You will be missed very much.-

  4. Cannot tell you how sorry I am that my Aunt ‘Annie’ is gone from us. She was one of the strongest, most capable women I have known in my lifetime. She was so thoughtful and kind, CRAZY funny (she always acted like she had a mouse in her pocket!), and always knew what to say to make you feel better about life. She is now where she belongs, with those who know how to deal the cards and drink the beers! I love you Auntie Ann, and will carry you with me always. Leslie

  5. To all the family, we send our deepest sympathy. I have known Ann for a long time. Went to country school with Karen and Kay, and later years as well. Worked with Bobbie at B/D Grocery and Ann had a great group of kids!!!! Know that she is now ‘home’and safe with ‘our God’. Wishing you all peace and comfort at this tough time. Love, Sandy

  6. All my prayers and sympathy to all of Ann’s family. I remember your mom and dad and all you kids growing up when we lived across the street and 51 Chestnut. Also, remember playing cards and having gab fests at your mom’s house. Love, Shirley Beck

  7. I great lady will be missed!!!! So glad I got over to the hospital to see her and spend some time talking about memories from when I was little and having her meet two of my little girls. I will always have Ann in my heart!!!!!!!!!! She was like a grandma to me, especially when I was young.

  8. Kent, Karen, Bobbi and all the grandkids etc. Love you all, hugs. i have been thinking about her all day today. alot of memories, laughs etc. Happy and visiting already with all her friends and having coffee i am sure!

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