Janet Lynn Fischer, 61, passed away Tuesday, April 8, 2014, surrounded by her loved ones. She was born July 11, 1952, in Hood River, Ore., to Elmore and Joanne (Harper) Meyers.
Janet grew up in the valley, attending school at May Street Elementary and graduating from Hood River Valley High School in 1971. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, and riding her horse “Patches.”
She worked for Duckwall Pooley and loved interacting with her co-workers, many of whom she called friends. She also loved Halloween, and dressed up every year.
On June 14, 1980, Janet married Joe Fischer. They made their home in Mount Hood, Ore. They enjoyed going out to eat and getting lost going to the coast. Janet enjoyed working in her yard, flowers, gardening and was an active homemaker.
Janet is survived and will be dearly missed by her husband, Joe Fischer, of Mount Hood, Ore.; brothers Gene Meyers of Parkdale, Ore., and Rick Meyers of Odell, Ore.; numerous nieces and nephews, other distant family and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, and sister Cathy Newson.
A service to mourn Janet’s passing and celebrate her life is planned for 11 a.m. Saturday, April 12, at Anderson’s Tribute Center, 1401 Belmont Ave. Graveside rites will follow at the Upper Valley Cemetery in Parkdale.
All are invited to a reception that will follow the graveside at the Parkdale Fire Hall. A special gathering for friends to greet with family and view is planned from 4-6 p.m. Friday evening at Anderson’s Tribute Center.
Memorials are encouraged to be made in Janet’s name to Hospice of the Gorge or the Parkdale Fire Department.
Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson’s Tribute Center (Funerals, Receptions, Cremations), 1401 Belmont Ave., Hood River, OR 97031; 541-386-1000. Please visit andersonstributecenter.com to leave a note of condolence for the family.
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