Margaret M. “Marge” Fisher, 61, of Oglesby died at 3:30 a.m. July 12, 2019 in Illinois Valley Community Hospital, Peru following an extended illness.
A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Holy Family Church, Oglesby. The very Rev. Gary Blake will officiate. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens, La Salle.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Monday in Shields Funeral Chapel, Oglesby with a prayer service at 4:30 p.m.
Marge was born Sept. 27, 1957, in Peru to Martin and Frances (Welgatt) Jaraczewski. She married Robert Fisher on Aug. 28, 1981, in St. Patrick’s Church, La Salle.
Marge worked as the manager of the Galley Restaurant at Bergner’s for 19 years and later as the dock manager at Bergner’s for a total of 37 years with the company.
She was a member of Holy Family Church. She was involved in local car shows raising nearly $100,000 for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. She also was involved with fundraising for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital through Bergner’s.
She is survived by her husband, Bob, of Oglesby; two brothers, Kenneth (Joy) Jaraczewski of Mark and William (Kim) Jaraczewski of Peru; a niece and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Joseph on Aug. 17, 1987, and Robert Jr. on Feb. 23, 1999; and three brothers and a sister all in infancy.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to American Lung Association or Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.shieldsfuneralchapel.com.