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  • Title  Obituary - Albert C Fisher 
    Short Title  Obituary - Albert C Fisher 
    Publisher  Iowa City Daily Press - 4 Oct 1915 - Page 4 
    Source ID  S89 
    Text  Death Summons - Alber C Fisher

    Pioneer, Widely Known Thruout
    Johnson County, Is
    Dead at Age of 61.
    One of Johnson county's best know
    and most highly respected pioneers
    Albert C. Fisher - is no more.

    Mr. Fisher passed away Saturday
    evening at 4:10, at his home on East
    Rochester avenue, aged 61 years, 10
    months and 24 days. He had been
    an invalid since November 1913 when
    he was stricken down while on duty
    at W. S. Thomas hardware store,
    wherein he had heen serving faithfully
    as a bookkeeper.

    The funeral was held this afternoon
    at 2. Rev. H. Brueckner officiating.

    A German-American Citizen,
    Mr. Fishier was a native of Muhlhausen,
    Germany where he was horn
    Nov 8, 1853, and came to America in
    1872. He settled in Johnson county
    immediately. He was educated in
    Germany's common schools, and subsequently
    mastered the trade of locomotive
    machinist.
    He was also a contracting: mason
    for a little less than 15 years.

    He was married in 1884 to Miss
    Louisa Buck of Sharon Center, and
    their five children survive Emil, Karl,
    and Margaretha. at home; Albert
    F Fisher, a prominent young civil
    engineer of Fairfield, Iowa; and Mrs.
    F. F. Axen of Galt, Iowa.

    Mrs. Harry Schrock, his sister, is
    now the sole survivor of their immediate
    branch of the Fisher family. She
    and the decedent's parents settled in
    the United States in 1876, four years
    after the arrival of the subject of this
    sketch.

    Community Honors Him.
    Mr. Fisher removed to Oxford in
    1886 and was engaged there in the
    hardware and farm implement business
    with Fred Rapp, the firm style
    being Rapp & Fisher. He was assistant
    cashier of the Oxford Saving
    Bank, assessor, an instructor in the
    Oxford band, a member of the board
    of education, and of the city council
    twice - all these things proving his
    high standing in the community, and
    the excellence of his service, which
    won him continued honors in the busy
    little community.

    His Life in Iowa City.
    Mr. Fisher came to Iowa City in
    1899, and was connected with the pioneer
    firm of T. C. Carson & Sons and
    later with its successor, C. T- Dey &
    Co. In later years he joined the staff
    of the Fox, Hutchinson & Lake company
    as bookkeeper, and therce went
    to the Thomas store, where the sad
    beginning of the end came to pass.

    Will Be Widely Mourned.
    Known throughout the county as a
    good man. with big heart and upright
    ways, Mr. Fisher will be widely
    mourned. 
    Linked to  Louisa R. BUCK
    Albert Christian FISHER
    Albert F. FISHER
    Annie Marie FISHER
    Emil C. FISHER
    Karl A. FISHER
    Margaret K. FISHER
    Family: FISHER/BUCK (F190) 
     

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