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Theodore C. "Ted" Fisher

October 28, 1942 August 13, 2019
Theodore C. "Ted" Fisher
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Theodore C. “Ted” Fisher, 76 of Lostant died at 5 p.m. August 13, 2019 in Illinois Valley Comm. Hospital, Peru following an extended illness.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Saturday at Shields Funeral Chapel, Oglesby. Funeral Services will be held at 8 p.m. Saturday following visitation. Reverend Gary Blake will officiate.

Full military honors will be conducted by the LaSalle-Oglesby Veteran’s Memorial Group.

Ted was born October 28, 1942 in Ottawa to Robert and Evelyn (Paulson) Fisher. He married Diana Franklin July 18, 1964 in St. Joseph’s Church, LaSalle. Ted and Diana recently celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary.

Ted worked as a body man for several area auto body shops spanning more than 40 years.

He served with the U.S. Marines Corp in Vietnam, Thailand, Okinawa and Laos.

He was a member of the Marine Corp League in Jonesville and the Veterans of Foreign Wars in LaSalle-Peru.

Ted was an avid collector of historical memorabilia. He enjoyed competing in car shows and won multiple awards for car restoration throughout the U.S. including many “Best in Show” titles.

Ted enjoyed the simple things in life including spending time with his family and his dog Mittens.

He is survived by his wife Diana of Lostant, 3 daughters; Patti Ann Seei of Houston, TX, Michelle (Scott) Hoge of Tonica and Raquel Fisher of Temecula, CA, 7 grandchildren; Candis, Christopher, Braydee, Carissa, Tyler, Kelsi and Jayden, 7 great-grandchildren; Landon, Lola, Ireland, Hayleigh, Alyvia, Carter and Teagan, and a brother Robert Fisher of Oglesby.

He was preceded in death by his parents Robert and Evelyn (Paulson) Fisher, a brother Larry Fisher, a sister Bonnie Millard and a grandson Kolin Lionberger.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the donor’s choice.

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