Edna Ruth Fisher, age 95 of Comstock, died at the Plum Creek Well Life in Lexington. Funeral services will be Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012, at the United Methodist Church in Broken Bow with the Rev. Todd Karges officiating. Interment will be in the Douglas Grove Cemetery at Comstock. Visitation will be Friday from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. at Govier Brothers Mortuary. Memorials are suggested to the Comstock Fire dept. or the Lexington United Methodist Church.
Ruth was born Jan. 19, 1916, at Broken Bow to Harold and Ravenna (Myers) McCaslin. Ruth attended school at Rose Valley, then at Broken Bow High School graduating in 1933. She then attended Kearney State College.
She married John Fisher Feb. 25, 1939. Ruth enjoyed spending time with her family, held many church offices, and loved Nebraska sporting events.
Ruth is survived by three sons, Larry (Donna) Fisher of Broken Bow, John (Jan) Fisher of Marquette, and Ed (Becky) Fisher of Enders; four daughters, Donna (Kenneth) Olson of Lexington, Janelle Burt of Lincoln, Cheryl (Dan) Clevenger of Gibbon, and Sheila Cherry of Garland, Texas; 20 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren, and one sister-in-law, Leona McCaslin of Broken Bow.
Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two brothers, Leland and Charles, and one sister, Esther Scott.
Published in Custer County Chief, Jan. 5, 2012