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Judith Fisher

September 21, 2012
The Daily News

IRON RIVER - Judith "Judy" M. Fisher, 87, of Iron River, passed away Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, at Northstar Health System in Iron River

She was born Dec. 6, 1924, in Iron River, to the late Arthur and Esther (Carlson) Edlund. She attended the Iron River Schools, graduating from Iron River High School with the Class of 1942. She then completed her nurse's training at Illinois Masonic Hospital and was employed as a registered nurse for more than 25 years.

Judy married Donald James Fisher on March 24, 1951, in Iron River and the couple made their home in Bergland, until his death in 1985.

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She was a member of the First Lutheran Church of Iron River and the American Legion Auxiliary. Judy loved being around people and enjoyed music, dancing, and playing cards.

She is survived by her daughter, Mary Frances Fisher (John Girdzus) of Westford, Mass.; a sister, Frances (John W.) Jamar of Iron Mountain; granddaughter, Olivia Marie Girdzus; niece, Judy (Roy) Jones; nephews, Dr John (Dr. Rosemarie) Fisher and John P. (Dianna) Jamar; and

special friend, Stan Guzowski.

Visitation will be Monday, Sept. 24, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Jacobs Funeral Home in Iron River.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 11 a.m. at the First Lutheran Church in Iron River, with Rev. Kevin Kaiser to officiate.

Interment in Resthaven Cemetery in Iron River.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the First Lutheran Church, 235 E. Genesee St., Iron River, Mich. 49935 or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, Okla. 73123-1718.

Condolences may be expressed to the family of Judy Fisher online at

Funeral arrangements were by the Jacobs Funeral Home in Iron River.



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