Created: Mon, 16 Dec 2013 05:24:00 CST
Updated: Mon, 16 Dec 2013 05:25:14 CST
Linda Fisher, 71, of Grand Island died Sunday, December 15, 2013 at Clarkson Hospital in Omaha, NE. Graveside inurnment will be 10:30 Thursday, December 19, 2013 at Westlawn Memorial Cemetery in Grand Island. Father Todd Philipsen will officiate. Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home is assisting the family. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the family for later designation.
Linda was born on November 19, 1942 in Grand Island to Bernard and LaVern (Mapes) Roggy. She grew up in Grand Island and attended Grand Island Senior High School. She was united in marriage to Thomas Fisher on March 23, 1961 at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Grand Island. The couple made their home in Grand Island where Linda was a stay at home mom and homemaker.
She loved being outside doing yard work and gardening. She enjoyed spending time with family during camping and fishing trips at the cabin. Attending her children’s and grandchildren’s activities along with visiting friends was another highlight of her life. Linda was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church.
Linda is survived by son, Russ (Flo) Fisher of Newport News, VA; daughter, Kindy (Greg) Massing of Grand Island, NE; son, Roger (Angela) Fisher of Grand Island, NE; 4 grandchildren, Jessica and Jake Fisher of VA, Isaiah Massing of OK, Lindsey Massing of Spain; 2 great grandchildren, Jonathan and Haley of VA.
Additional survivors include brother, Ron (Jody) Roggy of Greeley, CO; sisters, Joan Kirkpatrick of Grand Island, NE and Sharon (Gene) Kilbosa of Iowa City, IA.
Linda was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Thomas on May 18, 2013; brother and sister-in-law, Bob and Dottie Roggy; brother-in-law, Gene Kirkpatrick; and nephews, Mike Kirkpatrick and Steve Kirkpatrick.