- Local Guide
James â€śJimâ€ť Fisher, 63, of Bowling Green, went to heaven on Wednesday Feb. 6, 2013.
He was born in Wapakoneta to the late Hilda (Eisert) and Clem Fisher. On Aug. 22, 1970, in Botkins, he married Paulette Hemmert, and she survives in Bowling Green.
Also surviving are his three children, Bryan Fisher, of Orlando, Fla., Kelley (Ryan) Codispoti, of Columbus, and Nichole (Aaron) Rehrer, of Fort Wayne, Ind.; a granddaughter, Nina; three brothers:, Kenny Fisher, of Botkins, Steve Fisher, of Spencerville, and Larry Fisher of Wapakoneta; and two sisters, Carolyn King, of Botkins, and Marilyn Platfoot, of Botkins.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Donnie Fisher.
Jim was a sales representative for the CST Company out of Louisville, Ky. He was member of the St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Bowling Green where he served on the board, was an usher, and was a 1st degree member of the Knights of Columbus. Jim proudly served his country in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He was an avid Ohio State Buckeyes fan and enjoyed the outdoors, especially camping and fishing up at Lake Erie. Jim was very family oriented, he enjoyed going to his childrenâ€™s sporting events, where he volunteered by coaching their team. Jim also was known for his smile and his unique sense of humor. He loved to karaoke and golf. Jim will be deeply missed by all who knew him especially the fond memories he gave to everyone around him.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, 150 S. Enterprise Rd., Bowling Green. Interment with military honors will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Bowling Green.
Friends may call from 1 to 5 p.m. Monday at Deck-Hanneman Funeral Home and Crematory, 1460 W. Wooster St., Bowling Green. A Knight of Columbus memorial service followed by a scripture service will be held at 4:30 p.m. Sunday.
Contributions may be made to Cancer Connection of Northwest Ohio, 151 N. Michigan St. Suite 200, Toledo, Home Away from Home at St. Vincentâ€™s Medical Center, 2213 Cherry St., Toledo, or the St. Aloysius Capital Fund, 150 S. Enterprise Rd., Bowling Green.
Condolences may be sent to hannemanfh.com.
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