Rachel Ann Fisher

  • Funeral Date: 2/07/15
  • Funeral Time: 11:00 a.m.
  • Date of Birth: 1/09/35
  • Date of Death: 2/01/15
  • Funeral Location: Church of St. Dominic, Northfield

Rachel Fisher, age 80 of Faribault, passed away Sunday, February 01, 2015 at the St. Lucas Care Center in Faribault following a lengthy illness. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 am Saturday, February 7th at the Church of St. Dominic in Northfield with burial at Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday at the Church 1 hour prior to Services.

Rachel Ann Fisher was born January 9, 1935 in Northfield, MN to George and Esther (Davis) Zanmiller. She attended St. Dominic’s Rosary School and Northfield High school, graduating in 1952. Rachel attended Gale Airline Institute, flying with North Central and Wisconsin Central Airlines before joining Northwestern Bell Telephone / Century Link where she worked in several support and administrative positions until retirement. Rachel married Gerald J. Fisher of Owatonna, MN, on February 18, 1955 and they raised their sons Alan and James in Rochester, MN.

Upon retirement, Rachel and Gerald moved to their lakeside home near Faribault MN, where Rachel pursued many hobbies, civic, church and family activities. Memorials to St. Dominic’s Catholic Church or Carcinoid Cancer Foundation.

Rachel is survived by husband Gerald of Faribault; sons Alan Fisher of Faribault, Jim (Rebecca Carson) Fisher of Montgomery; sister-in-law Elizabeth Zanmiller of Rosemount; granddaughters Aimée and Sara Fisher; and many nieces and nephews. Rachel was preceded in death by her parents and brother George.

Funeral arrangements by the Bierman Funeral Home of Northfield.

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