The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

June 10, 2013

Dema J. (Zufall) Fisher


WILLIAMSPORT, Ind. — Dema J. (Zufall) Fisher, age 85, of Nashville, Ind., formerly of Williamsport, Ind., died at 7:15 a.m. on Saturday, June 8, 2013, at Brown County Health and Living Community in Nashville, Ind.

Born in Williamsport, Ind., on Jan. 26, 1928, Dema was the daughter of Ralph and Florence (Headlee) Zufall.

She was a 1945 graduate of Williamsport High School. On Dec. 7, 1946, she married Guy J. Fisher, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 6, 1996.

Dema worked for Cronkhite Grocery in West Lebanon for 12 years. She was the librarian for the West Lebanon Library where she retired after 12 years. She was a member of the West Lebanon Christian Church and the OES Chapter 162, West Lebanon.

Surviving are: one son, Steven Fisher (wife: Beth) of Nashville, Ind.; one daughter, Gloria Showalter (husband: Greg) of Carmel, Ind.; one sister, Lois E. Brier of Williamsport; two grandchildren, Daniel Lee Fisher (wife: Courtney) and Holly Nicole Gordon (husband: Ray); one great-granddaughter, Scout Reagan-Day Fisher; three sisters-in-law, Jaxine Zufall, Thelma Campbell and Betty Campbell.

Dema was preceded in death by her parents; stepmother, Mable Zufall; stillborn twin daughters; three sisters, Charlene Spangler, Madge Dean Wright and Miriam Stump; three brothers, Larry Zufall, Grant Campbell and Thomas Campbell.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, June 12, at the West Lebanon Christian Church from noon until Order of Eastern Star service at 2 p.m., with the funeral service to immediately follow and minister Bruce Thornsbrough officiating. Interment will follow at West Lebanon Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the West Lebanon Christian Church Family Life Center or the West Lebanon Library. Online condolences may be made

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