In Memory of

I. Elaine Fish

May 11, 1926 - May 17, 2019
From: Racine, WI


RACINE, WI – I. Elaine Fish, 93, passed away to eternal life on Friday, May 17, 2019.  Memorial Graveside Service will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday, June 30, 2019 at Garfield Township Cemetery, near Lytton.  Palmer & Swank Funeral Home, Rockwell City is serving the family.

     Iris Elaine Fish was born on May 11, 1926 in Rockwell City. She graduated from the University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa with a B.A. degree. She also received a M.A. degree from Northwestern University and Garrett-Evangelical Theology Seminary, Evanston, IL. In addition, she received a M.S. degree from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. She was a teacher in the Racine Unified School District from 1966 until her retirement in 1986. Before that she was employed as Director of the Nursery School at Family Service of Racine for nine years. Also, she was Director of Christian Education at Christ Church, United Methodist for two years. Prior to that, she was a teacher in Iowa public schools for five years. Elaine was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, the American Association of University Women, Racine County Retired Teachers and Wisconsin Retired Teachers Association.
     Surviving are two nieces, Carolyn (Donald) Brown of Estherville, and Rita Pell of Milan, IL; two grandnephews; one grandniece; two great-grandnieces; two great-grandnephews; and special friend, Judy Schultz.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Mildred Fish; three sisters, Myra Jo Fish, Maxine (James) Pell, and Rogene (Orville) Walters; one niece, Roberta (A.C.) McIntosh; one nephew, Dennis Walters; and great nephew, Christopher McIntosh.  A Memorial Service was held at FaithBridge United Methodist Church in Wisconsin.
SERVICES
Graveside Services
1:30 p.m. - Sunday
June 30, 2019
Garfield Township Cemetery
Lytton, Iowa
OFFICIATING
Pastor Anita Bane
United Methodist Church
Rockwell City, Iowa
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