Penelope “Penny” S. FisherPenelope “Penny” S. Fisher, 63, of Carlton, Minn., died Friday, March 6, 2009, in Methodist Hospital in Rochester.
Penelope “Penny” S. Fisher, 63, of Carlton, Minn., died Friday, March 6, 2009, in Methodist Hospital in Rochester. She was born April 3, 1945, in Duluth, Minn., to Richard and May Adams. Penny grew up in Wrenshall, Minn., and attended Wrenshall schools. During the late 1960s she worked as a nurse’s aide at Nopeming. She married Jerry Fisher on Nov. 22, 1969, in Carlton. Penny stayed home to raise her two sons until the early 1990s when she went back to work at Nopeming.
Penny was a member of the Carlton County Master Gardeners. In addition to gardening, she enjoyed working with stained glass, camping, traveling and spending time with her grandchildren. Penny and Jerry wintered in Texas for the past two years.
Penny was preceded in death by her father; daughter, Tina Smith; and brother, David Adams.
She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Jerry; two sons, Richard (Lorri) of Merrifield, Minn., and Tim (Janice) of Cromwell, Minn.; seven grandchildren; her mother, May Adams of Maplewood; four sisters, Paula Adams of Maplewood, Mitzi Adams of St. Paul, Candie (Dan) Whelan of Carlton, and Jane Teske of Marysville, Wash.; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the 2 p.m. memorial service Thursday, March 12, in Atkins-Northland Funeral Home, 801 14th St. in Cloquet. Inurnment will be in the spring in Silverbrook Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to Atkins-Northland Funeral Home, Cloquet, 218-879-7184. To sign the guest book and offer an online tribute, see www.atkinsnorthlandfuneralhome.com.
March 12, 2009 ~ Pine Journal, Cloquet, Minn.