Sunday, November 4th, 2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm with 7:30pm Prayer Service
Thorp Funeral Home
110 West School Street
Thorp, WI 54771
Monday, November 5th, 2018 - 10:30am
St. Bernard - St. Hedwig Catholic Church
111 North Church Street
Thorp, WI 54771
Visitation will also be held on Monday from 9:30am until time of service at the church
ELISABETH M. FISHER-HUTTER, age 99, of Thorp, passed away at home on Thursday, November 1, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. Funeral services will be held at 10:30am on Monday, November 5, 2018 at St. Bernard-St. Hedwig Catholic Church in Thorp. Rev. Baskaran Sandhiyagu will officiate and burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Withee, WI, with Beth's grandsons serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be held at Thorp Funeral Home on Sunday, November 4, 2018 from 5pm to 8pm, with a 7:30pm prayer service. Visitation will also be held at the church, on Monday, from 9:30am until time of service.
Elisabeth Mary Pagel was born on July 12, 1919 in the Town of Reseburg, rural Thorp, to William and Harriet (Broeren) Pagel. She was raised and educated in the Thorp area and graduated from Thorp High School in 1936. After completing her education, Beth worked for a short time at the Northern Colony in Chippewa Falls. She was united in marriage to Clarence G. Fisher on July 15, 1940 at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Thorp. In addition to raising their family, Elisabeth and Clarence co-owned and operated Fisher's Ace Hardware in Thorp. After her husband's death in 1968, Beth continued operating the hardware store. She was united in marriage to Karl G. Hutter on October 17, 1970. After retiring in 1975, Beth continued to live in Thorp until the time of her death.
She had many interests, but especially enjoyed playing cards, watching Jeopardy, and the Green Bay Packers.
Beth was a member of St. Bernard-St. Hedwig Catholic Church and its PCCW, and was proud of the fact that she was baptized, confirmed, married twice, and will be buried from St. Bernard Catholic Church.
She is survived by her children: Nancy (Duke) Haselow of Thorp, Carol (Allen) Bower of Rock Dam, Mary Beth (Gene) Menden of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, William (Donna) Fisher of Waterford, WI, Susan (Roland) DeBauche of Thorp, Laurie Jo (John) Sasse of Chisago City, MN; one step-daughter: Karla (Joe) Stafford of Sun Prairie; 19 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Beth was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Clarence, in 1968; her husband, Karl, in 2002; one daughter: Kathleen Fisher; one son-in-law: Ron Haas in 2006; 2 brothers: James and William Pagel; and one sister: Pearl Pagel.