Dana John Keith Fisher
April 12, 2011

Dana John Keith Fisher

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Dana John Keith Fisher, resident of Cushing, Oklahoma and former resident of Ponca City, passed Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at the Cushing Regional Hospital. He was 62 years of age.

Dana was born April 12, 1949 in Ponca City, the son of Harold Fisher Jr. and Fern Thompson Fisher. He was a member of the Buffalo Clan of the OtoeMissouria Tribe. He had attended schools in Ponca City, Tulsa Rogers High School and in Virginia. He was a member of the Grace Episcopal Church of Ponca City. Dana was very active in Democratic politics, having served as the Democratic Party Vice Chairman of Cherokee County, the campaign chairman for David Boren in Cherokee County, and a National Democratic Delegate for the State of Oregon. His enjoyments were his involvement in Democratic politics, visiting with his friends and the company of his dog, Cricket.

He is survived by his father, Harold Fisher Jr. and wife, Linda, of Ponca City one brother, Bruce Fisher and wife, Sharon, of Tahlequah, Oklahoma one halfsister, Kym Fisher of Edmond, Oklahoma two nephews, Robert and Ryan Fisher one niece, Karie Fisher 5 great nephews and 1 great niece and a very special friend, Sharon Linder and daughter, Amanda, of Cushing, Oklahoma.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Fern Alexander his paternal grandparents, Harold and Gladys Fisher, his maternal grandparents, Charles and Mary Thompson 4 uncles, Vernon Lee Fisher, Neal E. Fisher, Bruce Thompson and Keith Thompson one aunt, Louise DeHaas.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 15, 2011 at the Grace Episcopal Church with Father Kenneth Armstrong presiding. Burial will follow in the OtoeMissouria Cemetery under the direction of Grace Memorial Chapel.

Casket bearers will be Jack Thompson, Bill DeHaas, Ryan Fisher and Dewayne Bagwell.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Grace Episcopal Church, 109 North 13th Street, Ponca City, Oklahoma 74601.

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