Jerry D. Fish


Jerry D. Fish, 78, of Seymour passed away Sunday, March 12, 2017, at Schneck Medical Center.

Born Feb. 8, 1939, in Seymour, he was the son of Horace and Maude Callahan Fish, both of whom preceded him in death. On June 26, 1960, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Seymour, he married Donna Topie, who survives.

Jerry graduated from Seymour High School in 1956 and retired from Cummins Engine Co. in 1994. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, along with his wife, and he stayed active in the church and community. He was a Jackson County commissioner from 1998 to 2006.

Other survivors include his sons, Brian (Melyssa) Fish and Dr. Eric (Alyson) Fish; five grandchildren, Caryssa, Luke, Haley, Olivia and Anna; and a great-grandson, Eli.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Dr. Mark Fish; a grandson, Jordan; a brother, Keith Fish; and four sisters, Laverne Ballard, Dorene Fleetwood, Marchetta Cummings and Normalee Engleking.

The funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Immanuel Lutheran Church with the Rev. Ralph Blomenberg, the Rev. Jimmy Rodriguez, the Rev. Philip Bloch and Vicar Joel Newton officiating. Burial will be at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Voss & Sons Funeral Service and from 9:30 a.m. until time of service Thursday at the church.

Memorials may be made to the Mark A. Fish Scholarship Fund or Immanuel Lutheran Church.

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