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1936 Elaine 2020

Elaine Fish

November 15, 1936 — November 3, 2020

Teddy Elaine Fleischauer Fish was born November 15, 1936 in Ganado, AZ, the daughter of Theodore R. Fleischauer and Gladys Hatch. She has an older brother, Zane Parham (deceased) and a younger sister, Mary Ellen Grimes.  

Elaine's young years were spent on the Navajo Reservation where her parents owned and operated trading posts.  She was homeschooled until the family moved to Sanders where Elaine skipped ahead one grade.  She went to Jr. High and started High school in Snowflake.  The next move was to Pinetop where she completed high school at McNary.

Elaine married Glenn Vaughn Fish in Lakeside on November 27, 1954 officiated by Elaine's Uncle Reed Hatch who was a Bishop in Taylor.  They lived in Lakeside for two years and then moved to Prescott for two years and Tucson for two years.  They moved to Joseph City in the fall of 1961 where they have resided for the past 59 years.

Elaine was active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.  She held many callings in both the ward and stake.  She and Glenn served a mission in the Singapore mission from January 1996 to June 1997.  They served in Pakistan and East and West Malaysia.

Elaine was a very talented cook and seamstress.  She sewed many clothes for her children and grandchildren and they were proud to wear them.  Her bread and rolls were coveted.  She also made many beautiful wedding cakes.  

Elaine slipped peacefully away on November 3, 2020 in Snowflake of complications with Alzheimer's Disease.  Her loving husband, Glenn was by her side as well as her son Keith and his wife.  

She has a large family of six children, 26 grandchildren and 64 great grandchildren with 4 more on the way.

A Viewing will be held from 6:00-8:00 pm, Thursday, November 12, 2020 at Owens Livingston Mortuary, 409 N. 1st Ave., Holbrook, Arizona.

Elaine will be laid to rest in the Joseph City Cemetery on Friday, November 13, 2020 at 10:00 am.


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Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, November 12, 2020

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Mountain (no DST) time)

Owens Livingston Mortuary~Holbrook Chapel

409 North 1st Avenue, Holbrook, AZ 86025

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Graveside Service

Friday, November 13, 2020

Starts at 10:00 am (Mountain (no DST) time)

Joseph City Cemetery

, Joseph City, AZ 86032

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