Kenneth Clive Fisher, age 83, of Plymouth, went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, at the Arbor View Assisting Living Center in Plymouth.

He was born Nov. 16, 1929 in Wauwatosa, son of the late Wallace and Gertrude (Boesel) Fisher.

Kenneth heard the call of his country and joined the United States Marines serving in Korea from 1951-53 receiving a Purple Heart and Rifle Man Award. He was honorably discharged from his service due to a gunshot wound.

On May 26, 1962, he married Lotus M. Mc Neece in Elkhart Lake. The couple owned and operated a dairy farm in the town of Greenbush. She preceded him in death Aug. 1, 1995.

In addition to farming for many years with his wife, Kenneth also worked as a punch press operator for Gilson Brothers.

He was a member of the Ladewig- Zinkgraf American Legion Post #243 of Plymouth.

In his free time he enjoyed fast-pitch baseball, playing for teams both in Adell and Waldo; he was on a bowling team in Adell; riding his Harley-Davidson, and volunteered many hours at the Plymouth Senior Center.

He is survived by his four children: Kenneth Jr. (Penny) Fisher of Plymouth, Linda (Gene) Enders of New Holstein, Debra (Jim) Koene of Plymouth and Diane (Don) Walsdorf of New Holstein; 12 grandchildren: Rev. Lorri (Calvin) Steward, Susan (John) Shackleton, Jennifer (Jason) Knuth, Chad (Wendi) Hellmer, Rebecca (Sara) Hellmer, Kenneth (Stephanie) Fox, Todd (Emily) Fox, Nathan Fox (fiancée, Jess), Jordan Steuerwald, Sara and Shaun Czubkowski; 22 great-grandchildren: Adam, Andrew, Alexis Steward; Kimberly and Katie Beniger; Kimmi and Mike Shackleton; Mitchell and Sydney Knuth; Samantha, Alexander, Anna and Jackie Wachowiak; Mason, Calli-Jo and Chase Hellmer; Canyon, Skylar, Mason and Isabel Fox and Grace and Alayna Fox; and four great-great-grandchildren: Kingston, Nehemiah and AJ Steward, and Tyson James Suttner; a brother, Robert (June) Fisher; a sister, Patsy (Norman) Krebsbach; a sister-in-law, Eleanor Fisher and a brother in-law, Ray Langkabel. He is further survived by many nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; two brothers, Roland and Ralph Fisher; two sisters, Janet Langkabel and Shirley Bruzas; nephews, Joseph Bruzas, Tony Krebsbach and Dale Langkabel; and a niece, Kay Watson.

Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, at the Schneider Funeral Home, 123 South St., Plymouth, with granddaughter Lorri Steward officiating. Cremation will follow the service and Kenneth’s cremains will be laid to rest in the Plymouth Woodlawn Cemetery.

Friends may call on Friday from 3 p.m. until the time of service.

The Ladewig-Zinkgraf American Legion Post #243 of Plymouth will be conducting military rites Friday evening at the funeral home.

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The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Arbor View Assisted Living, Hospice Advantage, and Community Care, for the wonderful care and concern shown to Kenneth and his family during his stay. These important people include: Mandi, Val N., Katie, Cari, Nichole, Laurie, Brea, Melissa, Taylor, Jean, Val S., Courtney, Sallie, Mary, Tina, Kelly, Terri, Leigh and Jennifer.

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