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Patricia 'Pat" Lynn Fisher
Patricia "Pat" Lynn Fisher, 71, of Windom died Jan. 23, 2018, at Avera Medical Center in Sioux Falls.
A Celebration of Life Service was Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, at 11 a.m., at American Lutheran Church in Windom with Pastor Dan Hormig officiating.
Eulogists were Pastor Dewey Moede and Dr. Rod Dynes.
Special music was provided by Dustin Stevens, pianist. Musical selections were provided by Barnie Wall playing "I'll Fly Away," Lynn Stoneking singing and playing "Amazing Grace," Dustin Stevens and MicheLe Larson playing a duet of "On Eagles Wings" and Karen Wojahn playing "How Great Thou Art."
Ushers were Jeremy Wolf and Mike Adrian.
Casket bearers were Duane Hooge, Tom Harnack, John Coulter, John Diemer, Gary Olson and Dr. Scott Kuecker.
Interment was at Lakeview Cemetery in Windom.
LaCanne Family Funeral Service of Windom handled the funeral arrangements.
Patricia "Pat" Lynn Fisher was born on Nov. 24, 1946, in East Chain, to Maurice and Ruth (Niss) Peterson. She was baptized at the Evangelical Free Church in East Chain and later confirmed in that same church.
She received her education in East Chain, graduating in the class of 1964. She was Miss Fairmont at a young age and then participated in Miss Minnesota where she was runner-up.
On Dec. 31, 1971, Pat was united in marriage to Michael Rand Fisher in Fairmont. This marriage was blessed with one son, Michael Brandon. For 46 years, Pat worked as a para optometric at the Fisher Eye Care Clinic in Windom until the present time.
She loved her family and God and her smile and attitude were infectious on everyone she came into contact with.
On Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, Pat fell at home and was taken to the Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, where she passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 23, at the age of 71 years.
Pat was a longtime member of the Evangelical Free Church in Windom where she was on the missions and music committees. For 50 years, she was a church pianist.
Because she was such a distinguished piano player, she played for numerous weddings, concerts, Christmas programs and funerals.
Pat also was a member of the BARC and served on their board along with helping for 42 years with the Annual Ducks Unlimited Banquet. She was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing all over the world, including Canada and Africa, and enjoyed Corvettes, along with sanctioned racing.
Pat is survived by her husband of 46 years, Dr. Michael Rand Fisher of Windom; one son, Dr. Michael Brandon Fisher of Windom; mother, Ruth Peterson of Fairmont; two brothers, Terry (Sonja) Peterson of East Chain; Curt (Alice) Peterson of East Chain; her loving dog, Meshach; nieces, nephews and many cousins.
Pat is preceded in death by her father, Maurice Peterson.
Blessed be the memory of Pat Fisher.