OBITUARY - MRS. MARGARET P. LISHER
Mrs. Margaret P. LISHER, 92, Tompkins Memorial Health Center [Fort Dodge, Iowa], died at the center Wednesday afternoon.
Services will be at 8:30 a.m. Monday at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, with the Rev. William P. CUNNINGHAM, rector,
officiating. Burial will be at 3 p.m. Monday at Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery, Davenport. Friends may call after
5 p.m. Sunday at Bruce Funeral Home.
Survivors include two nieces; son-in-law; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Margaret PENICK was born in Tingley, Iowa. She graduated first in her class with a bachelor of arts degree in home
economics from Iowa State College [now Iowa State University]. In 1916 she married Paul LISHER. They lived in Red Oak and
Omaha, Neb. before moving to Fort Dodge in the mid-1930s. She worked as a home economist. She was active at St. Mark's
church, where she taught Sunday school. She lived in her own home until 1980 when she entered the health center.
She was a member of Phi Beta Phi sorority, a PEO chapter, and the Art Club. She was active in leadership of the Girl
Scouts. Mr. LISHER died in 1969.
NOTE: Margaret was the daughter of
William and Katherine (WADDELL) PENICK.
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