Donald B. Fisher, age 87, died July 11, 2012 at his farm home in St. John. He was born May 30, 1925 in rural Stafford Co., the son of Ellis J. and Leota Marie (Slade) Fisher. He was a farmer/stockman and a life-long resident of St. John, graduating from Antrim High School in 1945.
Don’s memberships include Oddfellows Lodge, Albano Township board, First National Bank director, Stafford Co. Soil Conservation board, Dillwyn Grain CO-OP board, Ninnescah REA board and Federal Land Bank director of Pratt.
On Aug. 9, 1948, he married Jeanne (Kachelman) at the Eden Valley Church parsonage, St. John, she survives of the home.
Other survivors include two sons, Craig Fisher and wife Donita, St. John, and Greg Fisher and wife Linda, St. John; a brother, Merlin D. Fisher, Pratt, five grandchildren: Chad and Misty Fisher, Vance and Sara Fisher, Max and Kate Fisher, Staci Fisher and Grant Fisher; eight great grandchildren: Ashlyn, Torre, Chase, Trey, Heidi, Cole, Corinne and Catherine.
Don was preceded in death by both parents, a brother, Dayle N., a half brother, Rankin, a sister, Elaine Buntain and a grandson, Jeremy.
Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Saturday, July 14, 2012 at Minnis Chapel, St. John with Rodney Lyons presiding.
Burial will follow in the Fairview Park Cemetery, St. John.
Visitation will be on Friday, July 13 from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to the USD 350 Education Foundation or the Stafford County 4-H Council in care of Minnis Chapel.
Services provided by Minnis Chapel, 526 E. 4th St., P.O. Box 34 St. John, Kansas 67576 620-549-3556.