May 17, 1919 - June 19, 2015


Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at the Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in St. Cloud for Mary Fish who passed away peacefully at Country Manor Health Care Center in Sartell on June 19, 2015. Pastor David Nelson will officiate and burial will be in North Star Cemetery in St. Cloud. Visitation for friends and relatives will be from 4-8PM on Tuesday June 30, 2015 at the funeral home in St. Cloud and 1 hour prior to services on Wednesday.

Mary was born in Sauk Rapids to Emil & Minnie (Reberg) Mader. She married Donald Fish on August 28, 1939 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Sauk Rapids. She and Don resided in St. Cloud until retirement then moved to their lake home on Big Watab Lake. In the fall of 2010, they moved to Country Manor Senior Apartments. She loved living at the lake, watching the loons, fishing in her own boat and spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren when they visited. She also enjoyed sewing, embroidery, cooking (her homemade potato salad was the best) and playing cards with her friends at Country Manor.

Mary worked as a bookkeeper for Liberty Loan & Thrift Corporation for many years. She is a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in St. Cloud and also a member of the St. Cloud VFW Post # 428 Auxiliary since 1951. She is survived by her husband, Donald, of Sartell; children, Sandra (Daniel) Klaers of St. Joseph; Robert (Carol) Fish of St. Joseph; Patricia (Robert) Mance of St. Joseph; Richard (Debra) Fish of Edwards, CO; brother Conrad Mader of Rochester; 7 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, grandchild, Lisa, and brother, Irving Mader.

Memorials are preferred to Country Manor Foundation.