Maybelle Fischer

Born in 1921 in Grand Forks, N.D., to Charles and Luella Mullan, Maybelle Fischer died on Sept. 14 at the age of 87. She was raised on a farm in Emerado, N.D. Mrs. Fischer was the co-owner of a beauty salon until she married E. Victor Fischer in 1939. After 48 years of marriage, she was preceded in death by her husband in 1987. Mrs. Fischer and her husband moved to Mercer Island in 1963 and opened a Western Auto franchise, which they operated for five years. Mrs. Fischer then worked as a retail clerk for 17 years at Lakeside Drug on Mercer Island until her retirement. She moved to Mukilteo, Wash., in 2001.

Mrs. Fischer is survived and loved by her children, Charlotte Carpenter (Allen), Eugene Fischer, Sharon Luke and Lyle Fischer; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; twin sister, Annabelle Kelly; and many nieces, nephews and friends. We know she has her dancing shoes on and a deck of cards with her. No services are scheduled. Remembrances are suggested to the American Cancer Society.