Laura Agnes Lenhart Fisher, 88, of Worthington Christian Village, formerly of Westerville, died March 10, 2014, after a brief illness.
She is survived by her children, Jane A. (Pete) Cochren of Westerville, Paul S. (Donna Wilder) Fisher of New Market, Md., and David D. (Stacy) Fisher of Greenville, S.C.; grandchildren, Greg (Elisha) Volp, Jeanna Volp, Craig Cochren, Chris Cochren, Jake Fisher, Ben Fisher, Andrea Fisher and Daniel Fisher; great-grandchildren, Hannah Volp, Lily Volp and Case Cochren; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Dwight L. Fisher; parents, Jacob and Ersa (Crothers) Lenhart; brothers, Virgil, Lauren, Carl, Frank and Fred Lenhart; and sisters, Nora Carnes, Dorothy Sullivan and Mary Hastings.
Laura was a registered nurse, formerly employed by Grant Hospital and The Ohio State University Hospitals, and retired from Harding Hospital after 24 years service.
She was a charter member of Westerville RN Club, lifetime member of Westerville Garden Club, member of Wally Byam Caravan Club, proud member of American Legion, active member of Belle Center High School Alumni Association and Lima Memorial Hospital Nurses Alumni, charter member of Westerville Christian Church, member of Worthington Christian Church and former member of Linden Church of Christ.
Laura loved gardening, camping and traveling, but most of all her family and many, many friends.
Visitation is from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Moreland Funeral Home, 55 E. Schrock Rd., Westerville. Lee Cox and Mark Stier officiate a funeral at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Worthington Christian Church, 8145 N. High Street, Columbus. Interment is in Blendon Central Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Worthington Christian Church and Worthington Christian Village.
“Unmeasurable gratitude to all of the staff, residents and volunteers at Worthington Christian Village for their friendship and care. God gives us each a special gift. Laura’s was her bright animated smile delivering a warm, often humorous greeting. Our prayer is that your memory of our mother is one of those moments when she brightened your day and lifted your spirit.” — The family of Laura Fisher.