Howard Fisher

Nov. 22, 1926 - Nov. 17, 2012


Howard Fisher of Fond du Lac, formerly of Waukesha, died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at All About Life Nursing Home in Fond du Lac at the age of 85. Howard was born Nov. 22, 1926, in Milwaukee, the son of Frank and Carrie (nee Dent) Fisher.

He was employed for more than 40 years at IHC Navistar in Waukesha.

He will be sadly missed by his children, Paul (Sandy) Fisher and Thomas (Sharon) Fisher, both of Waukesha, David (Kathy) Fisher of Milwaukee, Jeffrey (Gwen) Fisher of Jacksonville, Fla., Randall (Sharon) Fisher of Sturgeon Bay and Vicky Lynn Cogan of Muscoda. He is further survived by 21 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; his sister, Janet (Robert) Zimborski of Waukesha; and his former wife, friend and companion for 63 years, Dorthy Fisher of Fond du Lac.


He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Mark Fisher in 2001 and Aric Fisher in 2011; two infant grandsons, John Howard Cogan and Franklyn Jessie Fisher; and his sister, Mary Ann Carriere.


Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. funeral service Wednesday, Nov. 21, at Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. A private burial with military honors will take place at a later date at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Union Grove.


Memorials to the family are appreciated.


For further information, please call Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035, or go to for directions or to leave an online tribute.