Memorial Service: Sunday, July 26, 2020 at the Locust Grove Mennonite Church at 2:00 PM.
Franklin Howe Fisher age 71 of Colon passed away, Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo.
Frank’s favorite pastimes included spending time with his family, hunting with the boys, bass fishing tournaments, looking for those elusive mushrooms and laying in the sun. Frank served his community for several years in many capacities including Rescue squad captain, Fire Chief, President of the St. Joseph County Fire Chiefs Association, member of the Fire board and assisting on the 911 commission. He was the first EMT for Colon. Colon Township Supervisor. He was also an honorary member of the Colon Garden Club.
Frank is survived by his wife Marie Fisher of Colon, three children; Rob (Penny) Fisher of Colon, Anita (Matt) Sholl of Sturgis and Nicole (Kevin) Edson of Colon, seven Grandchildren: Cody Johnson, John and Brady Sholl, Bailey and Mason Fisher, and Franklin and Hannah Edson; a brother Richard (Linda) Fisher, and many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents Frank was preceded in death by a sister Georganne Lewis.
Following in the family’s wishes, cremation has taken place. There will be a memorial service planned at Locust Grove Mennonite Church at a later date. In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorial donations be made to either the Colon Fire Department or the Colon Garden Club. Envelopes will be available at the service. Online condolences may be left for the family at Schipperfunerlhome.com.