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John Fisher

May 29, 1935 — September 20, 2020

John I. Fisher, age 85, of Wautoma, passed away Sunday morning, September 20, 2020 at his residence.

He was born May 29, 1935 in Oshkosh, the son of Fred P. and Helen Grace (Briggs) Fisher. He married Helen T. Maddock on April 24, 1954 at St. Peter Catholic Church in North Ridgeville, Ohio.

John was employed at the former Waushara Home Building Center in Wautoma. Later, he became self-employed as a building and remodeling contractor for many years until his retirement.

He was a faithful member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wautoma and was very active with Sacred Heart Council 6228 Knights of Columbus since 1960. He held numerous titles including 4th Degree Grand Knight, Deputy Director #005 and served several terms as District Deputy. His favorite pastime included spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Helen Fisher; sons, John (Ingrid), Tim (Laurie), Martin (Michelle), Robert (Lola), Brian (Ramona), Craig (Deana); grandchildren,  Steven, Lindsay, Kim, Amanda, Caitlin, Christiana, Ian, Bailey, Emily, Lyla, Craig Jr., Stacy; great grandchildren, Aidan, Charlotte, Shyler, Atticus, Alexis, Delainey, Vienna, Calienne,  and Craig III.

John was preceded in death by his parents; and by two brothers, Jay and James.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020 at 12 Noon at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wautoma with Rev. William Evans officiating.

Visitation will be held on Friday at Leikness Funeral Home from 10:00 until 11:45 a.m.

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Friday, September 25, 2020

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Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, September 25, 2020

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364 S Cambridge St, Wautoma, WI 54982

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