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Obituary: Merle Otis Fisher

Merle Otis Fisher Together Forever LAYTON - Merle Otis Fisher, born June 2, 1941, in Greeley, Colorado, passed away September 21, 2005, after a courageous fight with cancer. He is survived by his wife, Mary P. Fisher; his children, Todd, Dawn, Lyle, Amy, James and Mary; his step-children, Frank, Mary Lou, Mindy, Holly, Chris, James and Bill; 30 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Merle served active duty in the Air Force for four years as an aircraft repairman. He retired from civil service after 38 years at Hill Air force Base. He enjoyed hunting and had a passion for cars, especially rebuilding his '67 Chevy trucks. He was a proud member of the NRA. Merle joined the LDS Church as a young man. He and Mary prepared themselves faithfully to serve a mission in Berlin, Germany, and did so valiantly. Merle believed in and always lived the gospel to its fullest. The testimony and example that he set for his children will live through them for eternity. Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 24, 2005 at 2 p.m. at the Layton Creekside Stake Center, 1480 W. Phillips, Kaysville, UT. Friends and family may call Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. at the church. Interment, Farmington City Cemetery. Funeral directors, Lindquist's Layton Mortuary, 1867 No. Fairfield Road. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Heritage Ward Boy Scout Troop 460, 725 S. 200 E. Layton, UT 84041. Merle will be deeply missed by his family and friends. e-mail condolences to the family at