Curtis Fisher

Posted Online: May 07, 2013, 4:59 pm
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Services for Curtis A. Fisher, 81, Yankton, S.D., formerly of Davenport, are 2 p.m. today at St. Benedict Catholic, Yankton. Visitation was May 7, at Opsahl-Kostel, Yankton. Local arrangements are by Cunnick-Collins, Davenport.
He died Friday, May 3, 2013, at home.
Surviving are his wife, Lorraine; children, Linda Larson, Sherry and Steve, all of South Dakota, Elaine Gordon, Davenport, Kevin, Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, Duane, Kearney, Mo.; a sister; 18 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; nine stepgrandchildren; a great-great-granddaughter.


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