Loran Fisher

Loran Junior Fisher, age 91, of Arapahoe, died Sunday, March 4, 2018 at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, Cambridge.


Funeral services will be Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 11 a.m. at First United  Methodist Church, Arapahoe, with Pastor Becky Saddler, officiating. Interment will be at Edison Cemetery, Edison, Military rites provided by the Edison American Legion and Nebraska National Guard Honor Guard.


He was born on the family farm, located four miles north of Edison, to Loran and Anna (Buhler) Fisher on Nov. 11, 1926. He graduated from Edison High School in 1943 and served in the Korean War in Communications.


There will be no viewing or visitation. 


In 1953 he married Geraldine (Baily) Fisher. They had two children, Debra and Scott.


Loran is survived by his wife, Geraldine; daughter Debra (Don) Cantrell of Merna  and Scott (Brenda) Fisher of Edison; grandchildren, Christie Cantrell of Gilbert, Ariz., Kyle (Gina) Cantrell of Merna, Natasha (Joe) Rickley, Bellevue and Anthony (Karmeca) Fisher of Edison; great-grandchildren, Grace, Owen, and Kipp Cantrell, Trey, Gunnar, and Beckham Rickley, Kade and Genevieve Fisher; sister, Norma (Lyle) Steele of Arapahoe.


He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Ruby Hasty, Ruth Farr, Leona Luke, and brothers Benjamin Fisher, Charles Fisher, and Max Fisher.


Loran loved golf, Husker sports, listening to the agriculture markets, working crossword puzzles, and everything involving his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


The family requests memorials be made to the First United Methodist Church of Arapahoe.


Wenburg Funeral Home of Arapahoe is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences or personal reflections may be left at wenburgfuneralhome.com.


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