Mary Frances (Schlemmer) Fisher

November 26, 1929 ~ March 16, 2022 (age 92)


Mary Frances (Schlemmer) Fisher, 92, Peru, passed away at 6:34 a.m. on Wednesday, March 16, 2022, at Lutheran Hospital, Ft. Wayne.

Born November 26, 1929, in Peru, Indiana, she was the daughter of Glenn Schlemmer, Sr., and Leah Leffel Schlemmer.  In June of 1955, she was married to Rex Alton Fisher, Sr., and he preceded her in death.

Mary was a simple lady who loved her family more than anything.  They were her world, and she enjoyed spending as much time as possible with them.  

Survivors include three children, Brian Fisher, Gary Fisher, and Craig Fisher; grandchildren, Amy Walker, Melissa Sylvain, Niki Fisher, Jessi Fisher, Billi Fisher, and Danny Fisher, along with fifteen great-grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Glenn Schlemmer, Jr.; Arthur Gene Schlemmer, and Jan Schlemmer; and son Rex Alton Fisher, Jr.

Private burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Peru.  McClain Funeral Home, Denver, Indiana, has been entrusted with arrangements.  Condolences may be sent online at 

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