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Rosemary (Felkner) Fisher

May 9, 1948 ~ July 4, 2018 (age 70)

Rosemary Fisher, 70 of Champaign, died at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 4, 2018.  Rosemary lost her brief battle with pancreatic cancer.  She was surrounded by family and friends and the loving staff of Country Health Care and Rehab, Gifford, in her final days.


Rosemary was born May 9, 1948 to Dorothy & Paul Felkner, Sr. in Urbana.  They both preceded her in death.  She married Floyd E. Fisher I on June 17, 1967 in Urbana, he also preceded her in death.  Also preceded in death by a sister, Faye Resky.


Rosemary is survived by her 4 children, Tracy Wilson (Jim) of Champaign, Stacy Uebelhoer (Brian) of Mahomet, Kacie Fisher (James) of Champaign and Floyd Fisher II (Tami) of Villa Grove; 8 grandchildren, Audralee (Ryan), Jaimee, Jessee (David), Cole, Owen, Alyssa, Alexys and Addison, and 4 great grandchildren, Parker, TJ, Caroline and Dallas.  Also surviving are her sisters, Connie Symmonds (David) of Crystal Falls, Michigan, Donna Grob (Warren) of Thomasboro, Patty Harris (Jim) of Gibson City and Linda Slaughter (Jim) of Ellenton, Florida and her 2 brothers, Paul Felkner, Jr. (Marcia) of Champaign and Ronnie Felkner (Susan) of St. Joseph as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.


Rosemary operated a home daycare for over 30 years.  Her interests included interior decorating as well as anything her children, grandchildren or great grandchildren were doing.  She also spent many years managing 16th Avenue Band where her husband Floyd so proudly played music in the area.


Visitation will be Monday, July 9 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. with a Memorial Service at 11:00 at Faith Community Church, 2111 N. Willow Rd., Urbana, Pastor Marsh Jones will officiate.


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