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Daniel Fisher

Published: Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 12:49 p.m. CDT • Updated: Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 7:54 a.m. CDT

DOVER — Daniel R. Fisher, 70, of Dover, formerly of Tiskilwa, passed away Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in his home.

Born April 7, 1943, in Princeton to Irvin and Ethel (Bimm) Fisher, he married Eleanor Miller on Dec. 7, 1962. She survives. 

He had worked as a forklift driver at Harper-Wyman for 41 years. He had served in the U.S. Army from 1966 to 1968 having done a tour in Vietnam with the 1st Infantry Division. He had served as mayor of the village of Dover for 14 years and then on the village board for several years.

Also surviving are his son, Michael (Barb) Fisher of New Sharon, Iowa; his daughter, Tiffany (Steve) McKenney of Tiskilwa; four grandchildren, Blake, Austyn, Madison and Conner; four brothers, Jerry, Larry, Richard and Tom Fisher; and six sisters, Elizabeth Piacenti, Sharon Still, Carol Buckman, Barb O’Neill, Bernice Schuetz and Anna Meyer.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Pearl and Suzie, in infancy.

A celebration of life will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at the Fiocchi-Jensen Funeral Home, Princeton, followed by military honors by the Princeton Veterans Memorial Group. Private services will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be directed to Daniel’s family.

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