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Raymond "Doc" E. Fisher

February 26, 1940 — January 23, 2024

Raymond “Doc” E. Fisher, age 83, of Indianola, NE passed away on January 23, 2024 in Lincoln, NE.

Doc was born February 26, 1940 in Danbury, NE to parents Ora W. and Bessie M. (Webster) Fisher. Doc was one of five siblings who attended Red Willow Consolidated Schools before attending McCook Community College for one year. Doc enlisted in the United States Army in 1962. He also served in the National Guard until his Honorable Discharge in 1968.

On May 31, 1964, Doc married the love of his life, Patsy A. (Lauer) Fisher in McCook, NE. The couple made their home in rural Red Willow County and were blessed with four children. The family began a lifelong career in agriculture. Outside of farming, Doc enjoyed bowling, boating and square dancing with Patsy. He was a member of the Lutheran faith. In 2008, Doc was inducted into the Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame as a member of the 1958 Red Willow Football Team and Red Willow Basketball Team, 1958 and 1959.

Doc was preceded in death by his parents; wife Patsy Fisher; other family members Dorothy and Leon Randel, Lowell “Red” Randel, Gayle Tines, Cliff Randel, Eileen Randel, Don Sughroue, and Benjamin Torres.

Those left to celebrate his life include his children, Eric (Tracey) Fisher, Indianola, NE, Jason (Jodie) Fisher of Ravenna, NE, Lori Fisher of Lincoln, NE and Brenda (Clint) Cain of Kansas City, MO; brothers, Denzel (Susan) Puelz of Lincoln, NE and Larry (Charlotte) Fisher of North Platte, NE; sister, Loretta “Jean” Sughroue of Cambridge, NE; sister in laws, Patty Tines of Gretna, NE and Diane Randel of Shenandoah, IA; twelve grandchildren; five great grandchildren and a host of extended family members and lifelong friends.

Memorial contributions are suggested in Doc’s name to be designated at a later date and may be sent to Carpenter Breland Funeral Home, c/o the Fisher Family, PO Box 476, McCook, NE 69001.

Visitation with family present to greet friends will be held from 5 to 7 pm on Monday, January 29, 2024 at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home, McCook.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 30, 2024 at Peace Lutheran Church, McCook, NE with Pastor Lonnie Felcher officiating.

Burial with Military Honors will follow in the Cedar Grove Cemetery, Indianola, NE.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation with Family Present to Greet Friends

Monday, January 29, 2024

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home

305 West C Street, McCook, NE 69001

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

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Burial with Military Honors

Tuesday, January 30, 2024

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