Kenneth James Fisher, age 90 of Chapin passed away on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at home.
Ken was born on April 11, 1929 to William Vern Fisher and Harriet Temprance (Conner) Fisher Little in Belding, MI. He grew up in the Belding area as a young child, and then in his early teens he moved to the Elsie area living with the Jesse and Ella Stinebower family. Ken graduated from Elsie High School with the class of 1948. On August 19, 1950 Kenneth married Gwendolyn Lee Albaugh in Chapin and they were married 68 years. He worked at General Motors retiring after 30 years of employment and he was the owner/operator of Fisher Milk Hauling for 35 years. Ken enjoyed camping and traveling with Gwen. He loved to go hunting, especially with his brother Don and building model planes and flying them. Ken was a member of the Chapin United Methodist Church and the Good Sam’s Camping Group. He would look forward to going to the Wednesday morning breakfast with his church family and Thursday night bible study. This past year the highlight of Ken’s day was going to Granny’s Restaurant in Oakley.
Ken leaves to cherish his memory his; son, Mike (Renee) Fisher; daughter, Kathy (Tom) Maier; grandchildren, Chad (Tara) Carman, James Fisher, Brad (Amy Jo) Carman, Tim (Angela) Fisher, Rachelle (Jonathon) Waterman, Tom (Stacy) Maier, Shelly and Lori Thompson; 21 great grandchildren; 3 great-great grandchildren; siblings, Doris Watts, Clara VanDellen, Marilyn (Glen) Tinson and Eleanor Bilyeu; brother and sister-in-laws Les (Carol) Loynes and Ellen (John) Sternaman; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Ken was preceded in death by his wife Gwen; his parents; granddaughters, Rahlene Michelle Fisher and Monica Lee-Carman Coopshaw and grandson-in-law, Ryan Joseph Coopshaw and siblings, Donald, Bill, Sharon, Fern, Helen, Louise and twins.
A funeral service for Ken will be held on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Misiuk Funeral Home, 202 S. Front Street in Chesaning with Pastor Steffani Glygoroff & Chaplain Ray Strawser officiating. Visitation will be on Thursday, November 21, 2019 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. and also one hour prior to the funeral service. Burial will be at Fairfield Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Ken’s memory may be made to the Chapin United Methodist Church.
The family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Misiuk Funeral Home, Burkholder Funeral Home and Maier Family Funeral Home www.maierfuneralhome.com.
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