Michael “Mike” Fisher

Apr 25, 2023

Michael “Mike” Fisher, 73, of Spirit Lake, passed away on Tuesday, April 25, 2023, at Lakes Regional Healthcare in Spirit Lake,surrounded by family & friends,after a lengthy battle with melanoma.
Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, May 1, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Spirit Lake. Burial followed at St. Margaret’s Cemetery. A visitation was held Sunday, April 30, at the Robinson Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Arrangements are under the direction of the Robinson Funeral Home in Spirit Lake. Online condolences may be left at www.spiritlakefuneralhome.com.
Mike was born August 2, 1949, to John “Jack” and Helen (Curry) Fisher in Emmetsburg, Iowa. He graduated from Spirit Lake High School in 1968. He participated in many school activities that included football and wrestling. After high school he continued his education by attending Iowa Lakes Community College where he received his associate degree. Mike then went on to earn his Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Studies with a minor in Physical education from Buena Vista University.
After college Mike began teaching in Aurelia and substituted as a teacher in surrounding schools. While in Aurelia, he,along with his first wife, Jane, owned and operated a restaurant. Later he worked in various restaurants in the Spencer and Lakes area. In the late 80’s he worked at Style Craft and then in 1995, he worked at Pure Fishing,until he retired in 2013.
In 1974, Mike was united in marriage to Jane Hyatt and later divorced. To this union, they welcomed three children, Reuben, Bryan and Timothy. In 1988, he was united in marriage to Kristy Means. They welcomed their daughter Nicole along with two stepchildren, Catrina & Cory into the family.
Mike is survived by,his children:Reuben (Marnetta) Fisher of Milford; Catrina (Jason) King of Dickens; Tim (Angela) Fisher of Eagan, MN; Cory Hollander of Hartley; and Nicole (Joe) Hike of Spirit Lake; grandchildren:Levi, Trent, Jayden, Mason, Gabbie, Peyton, Meggann, Reese, and Jaxon; siblings:Bill (Melanie) Fisher, Beth Fisher, Cathy (Jim) Watts, and Sue (Keith) Nebelsick,all of Spirit Lake, along with other family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, son Bryan and baby sister Deborah.