Subscribe | E-Editions | River News 75 | Super Shopper - FREE | About Us | Contact Us | FREE Classified Items Under $50
The Northwoods River News | Rhinelander, Wisconsin

home : obituaries : obituaries
June 4, 2020

2/25/2020 7:30:00 AM
Deloris I. Fish

Deloris I. Fish 1924-2020

Deloris was born in Rhinelander to James Dewey Lavender and Stella (Scovern) Lavender.

She is survived by her sister Donna (Lavender) Baker of Rhinelander; her children: Daniel Edward Fish of Longview, Wash., Joann Carol (Fish) Hill of Scottsdale, Ariz., Janice Kay (Fish) Ackels of Howard, Colo., William Robert Fish of Las Vegas; grandsons: Samuel Edward Fish of San Diego, Calif., Michael Knittle of San Diego, Calif. and Brian Hill of Scottsdale, Ariz.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James Dewey and Stella Lavender; her brothers, William Lavender and Robert Lavender Sr. and her sister Bonnie (Lavender) Fish.

The story she repeated to her children the most was that she graduated from a teacher's college in Wisconsin and taught first through eighth grades in a one-room schoolhouse in Gagen. The schoolhouse had no plumbing. Her sister Bonnie had married Lloyd Fish and they were living in Gagen. Lloyd's brother Edward was still in the Army at the end of World War II and they would write. Edward wrote back that he was coming back to the states and he was going to marry that schoolteacher. He did just that. Still in the Army they were stationed at Ft. Lewis, Wash. where they had their first child. When Edward got out of the Army, they moved to Gagen and he was then later called up to the Army again for Korea.

They later moved to Santee, Calif. to be near their children. After Edward passed and Deloris started to be unable to keep up with things, she moved in with her son in Poway, Calif., and later moved to Longview, Wash.

Article Comment Submission Form
Please feel free to submit your comments.

Article comments are not posted immediately to the Web site. Each submission must be approved by the Web site editor, and meet the comment guidelines (see "Comment Guidelines" at right). There may be a delay of 24-48 hours for any submission while the web site editor reviews and approves it.

Note: All information on this form is required. Your telephone number and email address is for our use only, and will not be attached to your comment.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Last Name:
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.

Advanced Search
search sponsored by

Subscription Login

Today's Circulars
Print-N-Save Coupons
Order photo reprints

Advertising Information

Community Connections
Submit to Newspaper...

Ced Vig's books for sale
Kris Gilbertson's 'I Recall...'

Facebook | All Things | Wisconsin Lottery | The Lakeland Times - affiliate | Winter Road Conditions | Snow/Trail Conditions

The Northwoods River News | Walker Communications, LLC
232 S. Courtney Street, Rhinelander, WI 54501 | Office (715) 365-6397 | Fax (715) 365-6361

Corporate billing office: The Lakeland Times / Lakeland Printing Inc. | P.O. Box 790, Minocqua, WI 54548 | (715) 356-5236 | Fax (715) 358-2121
Members of the Wisconsin Newspaper Association, Wisconsin Community Papers, Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce, Minocqua Area Chamber of Commerce

Site Design and Content | Copyright 2020 1up!

Software © 1998-2020 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved