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Mrs. Mary Rowena (Megrew) Fisher

August 13, 1931 ~ June 20, 2018 (age 86)

Mrs. Mary Rowena Fisher, 86, of Galesburg, Illinois died at 8:55 a.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at Rosewood Care Center in Galesburg. 

She was born August 13, 1931 in Osceola, Iowa to Ray E. and Katherine L. Vawn Megrew.  She married John Fisher October 3, 1953. 

Surviving are two daughters, JoEllen McGee of Leon, Iowa and Katherine I. Goodlow of Austin, Texas; a sister, Doris Boggs of Galesburg, three grandchildren; and six great grandchildren. 

Mary graduated from Osceola High School.  She was a C.N.A. in the Osceola Nursing Center.  She enjoyed reading and loved animals and nature. 

Mary requested that cremation be accorded.  A memorial service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services Galesburg Chapel.  Pastor Mary Runge will officiate.  There will be no visitation.  Her cremated remains will be scattered in the East Linwood Scattering Garden in Galesburg.  Memorials in Mary’s name may be made to Knox County Humane Society.  Online condolences may be made at 

Donations may be made to:

Knox County Humane Society

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