Funeral services for June Rose Fisher, 102, Lawrence, will be at 1 pm Friday at First United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Kay Scarbrough officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery. June passed away Friday, February 25, 2022, at her home, with family by her side.
She was born September 23, 1919, in Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of Edward Lincoln and Alta Vivian Gard Burton. She graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in Cedar Rapids, Ia. She worked on the World War II Ration Board before moving to Lawrence where she worked at the Credit Bureau for many years. June was active in the American Legion Post 14 Auxiliary where she served as president twice and held other positions, and the La Chapeau of the 8 & 40 Honor Society of the American Legion Auxiliary where she served two terms. She was active in the First United Methodist Church.
June married Alan C. Fisher on March 9, 1951. To this union were born four sons, Michael Fisher, Eudora, Kevin Fisher, Lawrence, Brian Fisher (Rita), Eudora, and Kent Fisher (Chris), Lawrence; five grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband and a sister, Dorris Rudish.
Friends may call from noon to 8 pm Thursday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from noon until service time Friday at the church. Memorial contributions are suggested to Douglas County VNA, in care of the funeral home, 601 Indiana St., Lawrence, KS, 66044. Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com