Thelma E. Fisher-Marzahn


Thursday, January 24, 2008

MONMOUTH - Thelma E. Fisher-Marzahn, 98, Monmouth, passed away at 7:55 a.m. Wednesday (Jan. 23, 2008) in Extended Care, OSF Holy Family Medical Center, Monmouth.

Thelma was born March 23, 1909, in Stoneham, Mass., the daughter of Seth and Effie Look.

Thelma married Howard Fisher on Oct. 25, 1928, in Linneus, Mo. He preceded her in death Nov. 11, 1988. She later married Mason Marzahn.

Thelma was a former member of DAR. She served as a district and conference officer of the former Women's Society of Christian Service of the Methodist Church. Thelma was a minister's daughter and wife. They moved to Kirkwood in 1964, serving the Methodist Church until Howard retired in 1971. After Howard's death, she married Mason Marzahn and lived in Waterville, Minn., for a brief time. Thelma returned to live in the Kirkwood and Monmouth area.

Thelma is survived by two daughters-in-law, Marie Fisher of Stronghurst and Gail Fisher of Des Plaines; one granddaughter, Cynthia Fisher and Steve Good of Westchester, Pa.; and three grandsons, James and Charleen Fisher of Stronghurst, Mark Fisher of Glenview and Glenn and Jill Fisher of Johnsburg; five great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

Thelma was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands; two sons, Harold D. Fisher and Wendell A. Fisher; two sons who died in infancy; and one brother.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at Kirkwood United Methodist Church. Interment will be in Center Grove Cemetery, Kirkwood. The family will receive friends at the church 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday. Turnbull Funeral Home, Monmouth, is in charge of arrangements.

A memorial fund is being established for Kirkwood United Methodist Church or Autism Society of Illinois.

For more information, visit www.turnbullfuneralhomes. com.

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