Hamilton County


Sgt. William Reginald Fisher




William Reginald Fisher was born June 9, 1924 to Fred W. and Elsie Mae Fitzlaff Fisher. He died Dec. 6, 2008 and is buried in Graceland Cemetery, Webster City, IA.

Sgt. Fisher served with the Army Medical Corps in the European Theatre of Action.

His Obituary: Daily Freeman Journal, Webster City, IA - Dec. 8, 2008

Bill Fisher, 84, Webster City died Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008 at the Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the First Baptist Church, with Rev. Dave Doerr officiating. Burial will be in the Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday. Arrangements were made with the Foster Funeral and Cremation Center.

William Reginald Fisher, son of Fred and Elsie Fitzlaff Fisher, was born June 9, 1924 at Jackson, Minnesota. The family moved to Webster City in the fall of 1924. Bill received his education in the Webster City school system, earning his GED in 1969. He began working with his father in the family business as a truck driver at the age of 16. During W W II, he served with the U.S. Army Medical Corps in the European Theatre of Action. On August 16, 1946 he married Cleo LaVonne Grove at Webster City. Following his discharge, he worked at McCollough, Inc., then Modern Farm Systems as a truck driver. He worked several years as a sales manager for Kuenn’s Trailer Ranch until his retirement in 1986.

Bill is survived by his wife Cleo, daughters and sons-in-law Sheila and Roger Port of Franklin, TN, Cindy and Arvid Huisman of Ankeny, Sue and Steve Anderson of Webster City, 8 grandchildren, 5 step-grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, 10 step-great-grandchildren, brother and sister-in-law Don and Norma Fisher of Clinton, sisters and brothers-in-law Lulu and Eldon Kinnetz of Webster City, Dorothy Irwin and Rozella Kinsley, both of California City, CA, Pat and Dan Crane of Buena Park, CA and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Helen Parrish, and brother in infancy, Gerald Fisher.

Bill was a member of the First Baptist Church and served his church in many facets. The couple were members of the Pairs and Squares Square Dance Club and he had helped as a square dance caller. He was a member of the Webster City Community Chorus, he delivered Meals on Wheels, worked at R S V P, was a former Hamilton County Home Volunteer and was a volunteer at Crestview Senior Living.
Source: ancestry.com