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1924 Marjorie 2005

Marjorie H. Fisher

November 27, 1924 — March 21, 2005

Marjorie H. Fisher, 80, of 805 Maple St., Plymouth, died at 5:30 a.m. on Monday, March 21, 2005 in Pilgrim Manor Nursing Center, Plymouth. A Plymouth resident for over 40 years, Marjorie had also lived in Hartford City, IN; Superior, AZ; Yuma, AZ and Hamlet, IN.

Born on November 27, 1924 in Losantville, IN, she was the daughter of James C. and Isie M. Sutton Hardwick.

Marjorie was married to Delmar Fisher, who died on March 11, 1969.

Marjorie was salutatorian of the Hartford City High School class of 1943. She then attended Olivet Nazarene College for two years, and graduated from Ball State University in 1949 with an AB in education and library science. She also received graduate credits from Butler University, I.U., Arizona State College, Ball State University and Indiana State University.

She was a teacher and librarian for many years, retiring from Plymouth Schools in 1995 after serving 38 years as the Director of Library Services. While at Plymouth High School, she completely automated the library. Marjorie also served as librarian at Devine Heart Seminary in Donaldson, IN, organizing their library.

Marjorie and her son Deljon developed a library card catalog printing system via computer. She also contributed articles to library journals, was active in Indiana School Library Association, held a state office for Hoosier Library Assistants and was a member of the American Library Association, serving as reporter for their national convention in St. Louis.

She is survived by her son, Deljon R. and Valerie Fisher of Pierceton, IN and her daughter, M. Denise and Roger Gaines of Plymouth, IN. Also surviving are grandchildren: Sarah and James Wadkins of Claypool, IN; Jesse Fisher of Warsaw, IN; Roger A. Gaines, Jr.; Kelly Gaines; Klay Gaines all of Plymouth, IN, and great grandsons: Matthew Gaines; Michael Wadkins and Caleb Wadkins and great granddaughters: Aubrey Gaines; Tylene Wadkins and Kelly E. M. Gaines, and a brother: John and Barb Hardwick of Hartford City, IN.

Marjorie was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a sister: Nilah Jean James and two brothers: James E. Hardwick and Raymond Hardwick.

In following with her career as an educator, Marjorie has donated her body to the Indiana University School of Medicine for medical research.

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

Memorials in Marjorie’s memory may be given to the Easter Seal Society.
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