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Claudia Rose (Drake) Fisher

Born: Sun., Mar. 7, 1937
Died: Wed., May 9, 2018


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., May 11, 2018
Location: Brosmer-Kemple Chapel

Funeral Mass

11:00 AM Sat., May 12, 2018
Location: Our Lady Of The Springs Catholic Church

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Claudia Fisher, 81, of French Lick, Indiana entered into eternal rest on May 9th, 2018 at her home.

She was born in Gary, Indiana on March 7th, 1937 to Claude Drake and Helen (Rimmel) Drake.

Claudia married E. Harry Fisher September 8th, 1956 and he preceded her in death December 26th, 1998.

She was also preceded in death by her parents and (1) Sister – Barbara Drake Owen.

Claudia was a 1955 graduate of French Lick High School, a member of Our Lady of the Springs Catholic Church, Our Lady of the Springs Women’s Club, Phi Beta Psi, Friends of the Library, Orange County Christian Women’s Group, Food Pantry Volunteer, Master Gardner, Historical Society, Indiana Historic Landmarks Volunteer, 4-H Leader, was a strong advocate for FFA, Red Hat Society, Retired Teachers Association and active member at Orange County Farm Bureau.

She retired as a vocational teacher and had received her B. S. and Master’s degree in Education from Indiana University.

Claudia loved her family, friends and neighbors, playing dominoes, and after retiring traveled to many places including Rome, Hawaii and Ireland.

She is survived by:

(2) Sons Brian Fisher (Tammy) New Paris, Ohio
Barry Fisher (Michael) Greencastle, Indiana

(1) Daughter Beth (Fisher) Cattoi (Chuck) Dubois, Indiana

(2) Brothers David Drake (Chris) Huntingburg, Indiana
Dennis Drake (Linda) Santa Claus, Indiana

(1) Brother-in-law Willard Owen French Lick, Indiana

(6) Grandchildren Jennifer Stigers, Jason Fisher, Benjamin Fisher, S. Grace Fisher, Aldo Cattoi, and
Charles J. “CJ” Cattoi.

(1) Great-Grandchild Davis Fisher

Many Nieces and Nephews

The Funeral Mass will be conducted by Father Benjamin Syberg at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 12th, 2018 at Our Lady of the Springs Catholic Church in French Lick, Indiana with burial following at Ames Chapel Cemetery.

Friends may call on Friday, May 11th, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Brosmer-Kemple Chapel, French Lick, Indiana.

Contributions in memory of Claudia may be made to Our Lady of the Springs Catholic Church, 8814 W. State Rd 56, French Lick, IN 47432 or Orange County Community Foundation for either the Orange County 4-H Association or Hoosier Hillsides Master Gardner Scholarship Fund, 1075 N. Sandy Hook Rd, Suite 2, Paoli, IN 47454.

Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Service, 9640 W. State Rd. 56 French Lick, In. 47432. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website –

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Cindy Crecelius-Roush
   Posted Fri May 11, 2018
Beth, Brian, and Barry, I am so very sorry to hear of the passing of your dear, sweet, loving mother. I hope you feel comfort in knowing that she was such a positive influence to many people. I pray that you are surrounded with peace and love at this difficult time.

Ron Simpson
   Posted Fri May 11, 2018
All who knew you were better for the experience. Your laugh filled the room. You will be missed by so many.

Korina Bennett
   Posted Fri May 11, 2018
Fisher Family,
I am so sorry to hear about Grandma Claudia. She was an amazing woman. I enjoyed any time I got to spend with her.

Sabrina Williams
   Posted Fri May 11, 2018

I am so sorry for your loss. Keeping you and your family in our prayers. May peace and comfort find you during this difficult time.

Sabrina Williams

Shannon Zezula
   Posted Fri May 11, 2018
Barry and Michael,

We are so sorry to hear of your loss.

Shannon, Victoria, Jake, and Alei Zezula

David Gerkin
   Posted Fri May 11, 2018
Family, Claudia was an incredible person. We were classmates in 1955 and I saw where Ron Simpson said "she would light up a room". This was so true and I will miss her and her smile at our reunions. I will never forget her And the happiness she greeted in our lives
David Gerkin

Lee Schnell
   Posted Mon May 14, 2018
Thoughts and prayers to all of the Fisher Family.

Claudia will be deeply missed. You have our sympathy.

Lee, Danielle, Corbyn, Maddox, Raynie, and Kinley Schnell


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