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Donald D. Fisher, 89, of Clinton, passed away, Saturday, December 23, 2017 at the Alverno.
There will be a private burial at Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Snell-Zornig Funeral Homes & Crematory is honored to serve the Fisher family. Online condolences may be expressed by visiting his obituary at www.snellzornig.com
Donald Duane Fisher was born on April 14, 1928 in Webster City, Iowa, the son of Fred and Elsie (Fitzlaff) Fisher. He married Naomi Noni Cox on September 27, 1947 in Portland, Oregon by William Booth-Clibborn, the grandson of the founder of the Salvation Army.
Donald was a graduate of Ottawa University in Kansas. He taught junior high school English in Ottawa, Kansas before moving to the area and teaching at Camanche High School for 17 years retiring in 1989.
Donald enjoyed playing bridge and enjoyed building homes, building his first house at the age of 22 in Camus, Washington. He also built two houses in Webster City, Iowa, one in Camanche, Iowa, and two in Clinton, Iowa.
Donald is survived by his wife of 70 years: Naomi Fisher of Clinton; two daughters: Becky (Roger) Campbell of Clinton, and Joy (Hans) Hinrichsen of Clinton, 7 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren; and four sisters: Lulu Kinnetz of Webster City, Dorothy Irwin of California, Rozella Knisley of California City, California, and Pat Frane of Buena Park, California. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, two brothers, and his son: Alvin.
Memorials can be made to the Salvation Army.
Published on December 26, 2017
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