Michael D. Fisher

09/03/1956 - 09/19/2023


Obituary For Michael D. Fisher

Michael D. Fisher, age 67 of Elida, passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2023, at 6:03 a.m. in his residence with his family by his side.

He was born September 3, 1956, in Sandusky, OH, to Gust and Rita (Hartman) Fisher who preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife of nearly 41 years, Cheryl (Kelley) Fisher.

Also surviving are daughters: Tiffini Fisher, Katie (Jeremy) Krieg, and Mary (John) Goetz all of Lima; grandchildren: Brooke, Madison, Jay, Vera, Sadie, Eva, and Rory; and great-grandchild, Tyce. He is also survived by his siblings: William (Kim) Fisher of Denver, CO, Angelo Fisher of Bellevue, OH, and Charles (Jodi) Fisher of Castalia, OH; a step-sister, Lynn Gioffredo of Lima; sisters-in-law, Debi Fisher of Cridersville, Cheryl Fisher of St. Marys, and Robyn (Steven) Sprague of Wapak; brother-in-law, Howard A. Kelley of Wapak; his mother-in-law, Diane Kelley of Wapak. He was the uncle to numerous nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. He is also survived by his boxer, Charlie.

He is also preceded in death by his siblings: Gail Fisher, John Fisher, David Fisher and Ricky Fisher; his father-in-law, Howard H. Kelley; and sister-in-law, Shirley Fisher.

Mike was a 1974 graduate of Lima Senior High School and retired from Honda of America. He was the DJ for the Happy Daz Cool Cruise-In and a car enthusiast. He was a fan of the OSU Buckeyes and the Lima Central Catholic Thunderbirds. His favorite thing in life was attending his children's and grandchildren's events.

Visitation will be from 2:00 until 5:00 p.m., Saturday, September 23, 2023, at the Shawnee Chapel of Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services. His funeral service will begin at 5:00 p.m. in the funeral home. To keep with Mike's wishes, the service will be over in time for the Buckeyes' kickoff!

Memorial contributions may be made to Thunderbird Youth Sports, attn: Jeremy Krieg, 1311 N. Main St., Lima, 45801.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at


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Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services - Shawnee Chapel 1170 Shawnee Road Lima, OH 45805 Get Directions »
23 Sep

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05:00 PM

Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services - Shawnee Chapel 1170 Shawnee Road Lima, OH 45805 Get Directions »
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  • 09/22/2023

    To the Fisher family, we went to express our most sincere regret at your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most sorrowful time. Chris and Michelle Garlock

  • 09/20/2023

    Mike will be missed very much. He was great friend - brother - husbsnd & father - grandfather. He had a love of cars - the oldies music. He was always willing to help anyone. May God be with the Fisher family in their time of need & God bless. The Howard family.

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