Ione Patricia Fisher

Ione Patricia (Franzen) Fisher, 77, resident of St. Francis Terrace (and previously St. Peter’s Place), Fond du Lac, WI, passed away peacefully Sept. 25, 2018, at St. Agnes Hospital. She was born to John and Esther (Boldt) Franzen on March 13, 1941.

She was a member of the Holy Family Catholic Community, Fond du Lac. She was a 1959 graduate of St. Mary’s Springs, Fond du Lac. She was employed with St. Agnes Hospital for over 15 years. She was dedicated to her family. She enjoyed reading, Scrabble and playing cards.

Ione is survived by 6 children; Ann (Jerry) Kaiser, Sherry (Dan) Simon, Michael (Tammy) Fisher, Susie Fisher (Jim Wright), Patty (Chad) Beardslee of Texas and Jeannie (Steve) Franke; 15 grandchildren Amy Ewerdt; Steve Kaiser; Cyril Simon; Lisa Conger; Becca, Kristin, & Paul Fisher; Jimmy Pugh; Aria Wilke; Megan & Nathan Beardslee; Mick, Caray, Hans & Claire Franke; 5 great grandchildren Zeke, Eli, Emma, Autumn, Leia & two on the way.

She was preceded in death by her parents; grandson Nicholas Beardslee; half-brothers Joe, Art, Bob, Ed, Fred & Ralph Franzen and half-sister Laura Cheevers.

Services: Visitation will be held at Holy Family Catholic Church, 271 Fourth Street Way, Fond du Lac, on Monday, Oct. 1, 9:00-11:00 am, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am. Entombment will follow Mass in the Chapel of the Risen Christ, Calvary Mausoleum, Fond du Lac.

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