Funeral services for Betty Jo Siekman Fisher, 94, of Rising Star, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21 at the First Baptist Church in Rising Star. Burial will follow at May Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 20 at Heartland Funeral Home in Early.
She peacefully entered the Kingdom of Heaven on March 17, 2018, at the Comanche County Medical Center.
She was born in Rising Star to Reuben Frederick and Katie Alyne (Joyce) Siekman on June 26, 1923. She married Art Fisher on May 9, 1942.
Survivors include her son Mike and wife Jacki of Houston; her daughter, Beverly and husband Mike Stewart of De Leon; her son, Jimmy of Rising Star; and her brother Bob Siekman, of McKinney. Her grandchildren, and their families, are: Christie, Jason, Jake, and Codi Beyer of Stephenville; Clay, Brittany, Sage, and Bryceton Hoskins Stewart of Stephenville; David Fisher and Jonathan Selfridge of Austin; Melody Simon, Cecelia Hwang of Detroit, MI; Corey, Dawn, Zoe, Finn, and Tate Zindler of Tulsa, Okalhoma; and Cat, Cal, Audrey, Brooke, Logan, and Rylie Dickerson of Lebanon, New Hampshire. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Art; her brother “Bud” Siekman; her sister, Joyce Holamon; and her son, Doug.