Dorothy Josephine (Fetter) Fischer


Dorothy Josephine (Fetter) Fischer, 90, of Nineveh (Prince’s Lakes), passed away Sunday, April 3, 2016, at home.

She was born April 28, 1925, in Lima, Ohio, to Ira D. and Ruth Mae (Harvey) Fetter.

Dorothy and Wellmert were married on . 26, 1958 and they were happily wed for 57 years.

Dorothy was a homemaker and was very active in her church. She was a member of Nineveh Christian Church. She helped with church dinners and the prayer chain, she was also a member of the Christian Women’s Fellowship. Dorothy also founded and was the head of the Nineveh Senior Center. She also enjoyed collecting tea pots, gardening and painting ceramics.

She is survived by her husband Wellmert Fischer of Nineveh; her children, Joseph (Hope) Nutt, Ruth Ann (Jim) Irving and Timothy Fischer, all of Nineveh, Susan Fischer of Greenwood, Marsha Summers of Sarasota, Florida, Anita Fischer of Nashville, Tennessee and Thomas (Beth) Fischer of Virginia Beach, Virginia; her eight grandchildren, Jody (Jeff) Nutt McIntosh, Jason Nutt, Jeremy Summers, Ben Merrell, Christina Luettich, Kristina (Joe) Fischer, Lauren Fischer and Nathan Fischer; her three great-grandchildren, Ian (Blake) Roberts, Kelsi Baird and Elden Todero; and one great-great-grandchild, Jaxon Roberts.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ira and Ruth Fetter; and two brothers, George and Donald Fetter.

Rev. Tom Knight will conduct a service at 7 p.m. on Thursday at the Jessen Funeral Home, Whiteland Chapel, 729 N. U.S. 31. A visitation will be conducted from 3 p.m. until service time at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Nineveh Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Nineveh Christian Church, 1261 E. County Road 775S, Nineveh, IN 46164.

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