Eileen G. Fisher

Eileen Genevieve Fisher, 90, formally of Dubuque, Iowa passed away March 30, 2021 at the Urbandale Healthcare Center in Des Moines, Iowa.

The Mass of Christian Burial for Eileen will be 12:00 PM Noon Monday, April 5, 2021, at SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Sherrill with Father Noah Diehm as the Celebrant. Visitation will be held before mass from 10:00 AM until Noon. Masks are required, and we ask that you please respect our current social distancing requirements. Burial will be in SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery in Sherrill. The mass will be live streamed on Hoffmann Schneider & Kitchen Funeral Home’s Facebook page and will also be available to view later at www.hskfhcares.com.

Eileen was born Jan. 3, 1931 in Sherrill, Iowa, the daughter of Anton and Leona (Schueller) Stecher.

She married Lawrence E. Fisher on June 25, 1955 in Sherrill. He preceded her in death on March 14, 1989.

Over her years, she had been employed at Link Photography Studio, Leiser’s Supper Club, Xavier Hospital, and then Mercy Hospital from which she retired.

She was a longtime member of SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Sherrill.

Some of her favorite pastimes included reading, crocheting, sewing, bingo and traveling.

Eileen was a caring sister, wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Her most cherished times were spent with family.

Surviving are her three daughters, Sharon (Jim) Downing of Des Moines, Iowa, Susanne (Howard) Lammey of Altoona, Iowa and Maureen (David) Doornenbal of Des Moines, Iowa; six grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her brothers Noel (Pearl) Stecher, Joe (Carol) Stecher, her sisters Loretta Behnke, Joyce (Jerry) Schmitt, sister-in-law Jeanne Stecher, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her son, David Fisher, her parents, sisters Lorraine Arid and Mary Hirsch, brothers Victor Stecher and Loras Stecher, brother-in-laws Clem Arid, Alfred Hirsch, and Alfred Behnke, and sister-in-laws Lou Stecher and Susan Stecher.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the American Diabetes Association.

The family wishes to thank the staff at Urbandale HealthCare Center along with the Suncrest Hospice nurse and staff for their loving care of Eileen.

Hoffmann Schneider & Kitchen Funeral Home and Cremation Service is in care of the arrangements.

Condolences can be sent to the family by visiting Eileen ‘s obituary at www.hskfhcares.com.

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