Nancy Fisher, 87

Nancy C. Fisher, age 87, of Livonia, and a former longtime resident of Sturgis, passed away Wednesday morning, Nov. 21, 2012, at Heartland Health Care Center Dorvin in Livonia.

She was born Aug. 3, 1925, in Port au Prince, Haiti, a daughter of the late Oscar Ray and Margaret McFarland (Brown) Cauldwell.

Nancy resided in Sturgis from 1950 until 2005, when she moved to Livonia to be closer to her family.

On June 30, 1945, she married David C. Fisher in Laguna Beach, Calif. He died Aug. 8, 2005.

For several years, she worked as an assistant to Robert Sayers at Sayers and Associates in Sturgis. She also worked as a secretary for Girl Scouts of America and she was a dedicated homemaker, wife, mother and grandmother.

Nancy was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Sturgis and a past member of the Sturgis Women’s Club, Sturgis Garden Club, Sturgis Historical Society and Klinger Lake Country Club. Nancy enjoyed volunteering her time at the Sturgis Public Schools, playing golf, gardening and entertaining friends. She loved traveling on business trips with her husband and visiting family.

She is survived by two daughters, Bonnie (Bob) Burke of Ann Arbor and Mary (Michael McGee) Fisher of Novi; a son, David Craig Fisher of Tucson, Ariz.; four grandchildren, Kathleen McGee and David McGee, both of Livonia, and Christopher Burke and Catherine Burke, both of Ann Arbor.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a daughter, Sara Fisher; and a sister, Sara Ambrosinni.

Private burial will take place at Oak Lawn Cemetery in Sturgis. A memorial service celebrating the life of Nancy C. Fisher will be held at a later date at First Presbyterian Church in Sturgis.

Hackman Family Funeral Homes — Hackman Chapel, 114 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis, is entrusted with arrangements.

The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Mrs. Fisher’s memory consider Sturgis Foundation, 310 N. Franks Ave., Sturgis, MI 49091.

Her obituary is also at, where personal messages of support may be left for the family.

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