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Rodney Allen Fisher

Died: Fri., Jul. 19, 2019


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Jul. 26, 2019
Location: Colonial Funeral Home

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Sat., Jul. 27, 2019
Location: LDS Church Building, Old U.S. Hwy. 91 North-(Between Reservation and Ballard Rd’s)

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Jul. 27, 2019
Location: LDS Church Building, Old U.S. Hwy. 91 North-(Between Reservation and Ballard Rd’s)

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Rodney Allen Fisher, 75, passed away on Friday, July 19, 2019. Rodney, son of Allen W. Fisher and Maxine Wood was born March 10, 1944 in Preston, Idaho. Rodney attended school in Preston. He graduated in 1962 and left to serve a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Canada, Toronto mission.

Rodney attended Idaho State University. He met his sweetheart during his final year. He married Susan Elsa Jensen in 1967. They welcomed two sons and a daughter to their family. They lived in Wisconsin, Utah and Idaho, where Rodney labored as a farmer, truck driver and for Union Pacific Railroad.

Rodney was an avid horseman. He loved riding in the mountains. He spent many long hours showing new trails to his buddies. He was also active with both Franklin County and Bannock County Search and Rescue. He served as a water rescue and cave rescue specialist.

Rodney was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served for over 30 years as a Ward Clerk, among other callings.

Rodney is survived by his wife, Susan; one daughter, Rebecca Potter, Nampa, Idaho; two sons, Clane (Michelle), Orofino, Idaho and Dee Fisher, Alamogordo, New Mexico. He is also survived by twelve grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; as well as his mother, Maxine Fisher, Logan, Utah; three sisters, Anna Lee Richens, St George, Utah, Helen Rasmussen (Vaughn), Georgetown, Idaho, and Kathy King (Gary) Mesa, Arizona; two brothers, Gene (Joyce) Williams, Herriman, Utah and Bruce (Kathy) Fisher, American Fork, Utah.

Rodney will be remembered for his hard work and dedication to his family.

The Fisher family would like to express their appreciation for the kind service provided by Signature Hospice.

A viewing will be held on Friday, July 26, 2019 from 6-8 pm at Colonial Funeral Home, 2005 S. 4th Ave. Pocatello, ID.

Services will be on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 11 am at the LDS church, Old U.S. Hwy 91 North (between Reservation and Ballard Rd.) Pocatello, ID, with a viewing for one hour prior.

Interment will follow in the Clifton Cemetery.


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Boyd & Penny Sears and family
   Posted Mon July 22, 2019
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.

Elder and Sister Simons
   Posted Thu July 25, 2019
Dearest Susan,
So sorry to hear of uncle Rod’s passing. He was a wonderful man and will truly missed. Sending love, prayers, and hugs your way. Stay strong and know he isn’t far away. Love, Elder and Sister Simons Houston, Texas

Kammi Kinney
   Posted Wed July 31, 2019
I'm so sorry for the loss of a wonderful man. I was searching for another obituary and saw that Rod passed away. My thoughts are with you and your family.

Susan Thurm
   Posted Fri August 09, 2019
I was so sorry to hear of the loss that your family has had.

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