Marvin F. Fisher, 88, Riceville

Marvin F. Fisher, age 88, of Riceville, died Sunday, November 5, 2017 at Faith Lutheran Home in Osage.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, November 10, 2017 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Osage with Rev. Cindy S. Krause officiating. Burial will be at the St. Ansgar Cemetery in St. Ansgar, Iowa. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday at the Champion-Bucheit Funeral Home in Osage.

Marvin was born June 5, 1929 on the family farm near Ackley, Iowa, the son of Joe and Amelia (Siemers) Fisher. He attended school in Grundy County, Iowa. On September 18, 1949, he married Doris Tesch at St. John’s Lutheran Church, west of Osage. Marvin farmed and raised cattle in the Riceville area. He was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Osage, the American Hereford Association, and the American Angus Association. Marvin enjoyed his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, raising cattle, traveling out west, and watching Westerns.

Marvin is survived by his wife, Doris Fisher of Osage; his children, Duane (Becky) Fisher of Mt. Auburn, Vernon (Kathy) Fisher of Garner, Donna (Jim) Emerson of Urbandale, Barbara (Reid) Klapperich of Stacyville, Beverly Klapperich of Whitefish, Montana, David (Lisa) Fisher of Ankeny, Connie (John) Holmen of Riceville, and Carol (Wayne) Hicok of Nashua; 22 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sister, Shirley Sadler of Arizona; and brother, Lee Fisher of Minnesota.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Harold Fisher; sister, Lois Frerichs; son-in-law, Barry Klapperich; and granddaughter, Julie Klapperich.

Information available and condolences accepted at
Champion – Bucheit Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements, (641)732-3706


Chris Berg

Chris was born in Webster City and raised in Charles City. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki, daughter Brynlee and son Jaxon.
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