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Jeffrey Fish - Departed on Oct 11, 2008 - Oconto Falls, WI

Jeffrey Fish

Born in Oconto Falls, WI on Sep 20, 1956

Died on Oct 11, 2008 and resided in Oconto Falls, WI

Jeffrey E. Fish, 52, Oconto Falls, died Saturday afternoon, October 11, 2008 at home, following complications from a brain tumor which was diagnosed September 5, 2008. He was born September 20, 1956 in Oconto Falls to Edward and Eleanora (Zoellner) Fish. Jeff grew up in Oconto Falls where he attended public schools, graduating from Oconto Falls High School with the class of 1974. Shortly after high school, he went to work for the Fort Howard Paper Co. which is now Georgia Pacific and where he was currently employed. On October 9, 1982 he married Nancy Thompson in Oconto Falls. Jeff enjoyed camping with his daughters, taking them to Milwaukee Brewers games and deer hunting with his friends Al "Dizzy" Rasmussen, Bob and Travis Schindel. Jeff will be lovingly remembered as a "Gentle Giant", a big man with a heart to match. Survivors are his wife, Nancy Fish, Oconto Falls; their three daughters, Rebecca Fish at home; Emily Fish, a student as UW-Stevens Point; Abby Fish at home; two sisters, Mary Ann Larsen, Neenah; Kathy (Robert) Maxwell, Nekoosa; his 12 brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Richard (Shirley) Thompson, MN; Barbara Murphy, Green Bay; Katherine Thompson, Green Bay; Patricia Thompson, Oconto Falls; Jean (Jim) Van Hulle, Oconto; Mary Thompson, Oconto Falls; John (Colleen) Thompson, Howard; James (Karen) Thompson, Stiles; Gerald and Steven Thompson both of Oconto Falls; Michael Thompson, Green Bay; David Thompson, Green Bay; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his in-laws Kenneth "Babe" and Myra Thompson and two brothers-in-law Michael Larsen and Tim Murphy. Friends may call at Jones Funeral Service in Oconto Falls (920-848-2222 or visit: www.jonesfuneral.com) after 3:00 pm Wednesday, October 15, 2008 until the time of service. A celebration of Jeff´s life will take place 8:00 pm Wednesday at the funeral home with his good friend, Bob Schindel leading the service of remembrance. Cremation will follow with burial of the urn in Woodlawn Cemetery, Oconto Falls.

 

Service: Wednesday Oct 15, 2008, 8:00 pm Wednesday at Jones Funeral Service

Visitation: Wednesday Oct 15, 2008, after 3:00 pm Wednesday at Jones Funeral Service

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