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Margaret Brown Fisher

Died: Thursday, September 18, 2003
Grosse Pointe Farms resident Margaret Brown Fisher died on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2003, in her home.

Born in Iowa in 1912, Mrs. Fisher graduated from Georgetown Visitation. She married William P. Fisher and moved to Detroit. The Fishers were married for more than 20 years until William's death in 1957.

Throughout the years, Mrs. Fisher was active in a variety of charitable organizations. She was a member of the League of Catholic Women, the Junior League of Detroit and the Founders Society of the Detroit Institute of Arts. In addition, she was a member of the Country Club of Detroit and the Grosse Pointe Club.

Mrs. Fisher was an avid Detroit Tigers fan, often attending games at Briggs Stadium. In addition, she enjoyed reading and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her children, Joan (Robert E.) Gerwin, Margo Hickey, Paula (John) Patterson and William P. Fisher Jr.

She was predeceased by her husband, William; her daughter, Angela Ottaway; and her three sisters, Anna Oberhausen, Angela Brown and Virginia Even.

A funeral Mass was celebrated on Monday, Sept. 22, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Grosse Pointe Farms. Interment is in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Arrangements were made by Chas. Verheyden Inc.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen, 1740 Mt. Elliott, Detroit, MI 48207.
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