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In Memoriam

In Memoriam

Thomas Lebron Jackson, 62, of Indianapolis, went to sleep in Jesus on January, 2, 2017.

He received his bachelors degree from Morehouse College and retired from American United Life. He was employed with GE Solutions until his death. Family and friends gathered on Saturday, January 7, 2017 for a service at Mt Zion Apostolic Church.

He is survived by his loving wife, Kenover A. Jackson; daughters, Victoria (Brian) Dinkins, Jocelyn Jackson; two granddaughters, Olivia and Addison Dinkins; brother, Herman Jackson; sisters, Ada Pearl Patterson, and Romell Dawson.

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Jan. 5, 2017.

 


 

Robert N. "Bob" Fischer Jr., 91, of Bloomington, passed away at 10:08 p.m. Monday (Jan. 23, 2017) at Martin Health Center, Bloomington.

Bob was born Oct. 19, 1925, in Mount Carmel, the son of Robert N. Sr. and Golda Lankford Fischer. He married Patricia J. "Pat" Hollowell on Sept. 2, 1950, in Bloomington. She survives.

Also surviving are two children, John (Marilee) Fischer, Columbia, Mo., and Nancy Russell, Salem, Ore.; and four grandchildren, Ryan Ward, Columbia, Mo.; Kay Fischer, Columbia, Mo.; Christopher Russell, Bloomington; and Alison Russell, Salem, Ore.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, John W. "Bill" Fischer.

Bob enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. He served from 1944 to 1946, and was involved with the battle of Iwo Jima during World War II. He obtained the rank of corporal. He graduated from Illinois Wesleyan University in 1950.

Bob worked for State Farm from June 1950 to December 1986, and retired as vice president of life claims. He served as past president of the International Claim Association. He volunteered and had done fundraising for more than 20 years for Kemmerer Village, Assumption, a child care agency for disadvantaged children.

He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He will be missed by all who knew him.

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