Olive M. (Daniels) Fisher

Born: Sun., Feb. 22, 1925
Died: Sat., Nov. 14, 2020

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Olive D. Fisher, 95, of Pittsfield, IL, passed away November 14, 2020 at Liberty Village in Pittsfield.  She was born Feburary 22, 1925 in St. Jacob, IL, daughter of Leo and Mabel (Lacquement) Daniels.

Olive married Charles Fisher, January 16, 1942, moving to Pittsfield after Charles returned from Europe at the end of WWII.  She and Charles were Charter members of Old Orchard Country Club.  Olive served as Supervisor at Pittsfield Schools Hot Lunch Program for 5 years, before becoming a teachers aid in Pearl, IL then Secretary at South Grade School until her retirement in 1985.  She was active at First Methodist Church for 45 years; from teaching Sunday School, working the Annual Thanksgiving Dinner, singing in the choir, making rugs, to knitting lap robes for those in need.  Olive enjoyed reading, golfing, knitting, cooking, china painting, winning at cards, and especially spending time with her many friends and family.  

She is survived by her son, Lee (Kay) Fisher of Sterling, IL; daughters, Dee Ann (Don) Wenneker of Decatur, IL and Sara Bernard of Pittsfield, IL; grandchildren, Kim (Linda) Fisher Ketcham of Madison, WI, Jason (fiance Susan Ogle) Hoover of Pittsfield, IL, Angie (Clint) Knox of Sterling, IL, Nate (Tess) Wenneker of Chandler, AZ, Luke (Tara) Wenneker of Decatur, IL, Abby (fiance Tim Roach) of Decatur, IL, Trent (Jessica) Bernard of Pittsfield, IL, and Jordan (special friend Brittney Morris) Bernard of Clear Lake, CA; and great grandchildren, Minna, Samantha, Breu, Mia, Drew, Logan, Jacob, Bryce, Caleb, Adam, Bella, and Collin.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Leo and Mabel Daniels; husband, Charles Fisher; brother, Altys Daniels; sister, Nelda Humphrey; and infant granddaughter, Kara Lynn Fisher.

Private family funeral services to be held.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pittsfield Public Library, 205 N. Memorial St., Pittsfield, IL 62363 or Blessing Hospice, PO Box 7005, Quincy, IL  62301.  Online condolences may be left to the family at www.nieburfh.com.  Niebur Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Charitable donations may be made in Olive's memory to the following organizations:

Blessing Hospice

Pittsfield Public Library

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Chris Schlieper
   Posted Mon November 16, 2020
Deanna and Sara, very sorry to hear about your Mom. She was a lovely lady.

Agnes Peile
   Posted Tue November 17, 2020
My sympathy to the family. Olive was the sweetest lady, always a smile and a spoken word.

Greta Birch Read
   Posted Tue November 17, 2020
Your Mother was such a special friend to my parents, Charlie and Nina Birch. We heard your parents names mentioned often, as they had many good times together. Your Mother was especially good about visiting Dad in the nursing home, which meant a lot to me. My sympathy to all of you during this time.

Cristy McCartney
   Posted Tue November 17, 2020
Sending deepest sympathy to all of the family, I will always cherish the Friday mornings that Olive spent at my beauty shop, boy the things we discussed in that hour together :) What an amazing lady, she truly loved her family. With sympathy, Cristy and Bill McCartney

Robert (Bob) Schedel
   Posted Wed November 18, 2020
Lee and sisters of your Mother....So very sorry to learn of your Mothers passing. Kindly accept my sincere condolences Bob Schedel

Jeannie Hoover
   Posted Wed November 18, 2020
Dear Sara, Jason, and Family,
We sincerely send to all of you our deepest sympathy. Your mother—grandmother was a great lady, enjoyed by many due to her involvement in many activities and organizations.
We send our condolences and hope that Olive is now busy in Heaven getting caught up with friends and family that preceded her in passing over.
The Hoover’s
David & Jeannie

Jill DeWolf
   Posted Thu November 19, 2020
Sending sympathy to all of you. I'm so sorry for your loss.
Jill DeWolf

Sarah Ehlert
   Posted Thu November 19, 2020
Olive was a wonderful woman! I enjoyed taking care of her when I worked in the Assisted Living department at Liberty Village. She was one of my favorites & I might have spoiled her with a few snacks now & then. You have my deepest sympathy!

   Posted Thu November 19, 2020
Sara, so sorry for your loss - didn't know your Mom very well, but she always had a smile and treated me like a long lost friend whenever I met her. Just a sweet person.

Richard Heitholt
   Posted Thu November 19, 2020
Dear, Lee, Dee Anne and Sara,
I am sorry for the loss of your dear mother. It was a pleasure to be with her on the staff at PHS, and your dad, too. I send condolences, best wishes and God’s blessings.

Gary & Carlette Machan
   Posted Fri November 20, 2020
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families. May your cherished memories be of comfort to you all. Olive was so special and please know we share your sorrow.”Some things never end like Love, Memories, and the Legacy of a life that meant so much to so many.” With Love and Heartfelt Sympathy, Gary & Carlette

Tim and Nancy Halpin
   Posted Sat November 21, 2020
We are sending our deepest sympathies to you. She was such a nice lady

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