Sunday, July 27, 2014

Annabelle Dorothy Fisher Settle, BHS 1936

Annabelle Dorothy (Fisher) Settle, 94, of Jacksonville, Ore. passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014 after a short illness. Annabelle was born in Boyle Heights, Calif., one of two children of Malcolm and Dorothy Fisher. She moved with her parents to Burbank, Calif. as a child and graduated from Burbank High School in 1936. She married Mark Settle in February 1939. They lived in Burbank until 1966 when they moved to the Applegate Valley and later to Jacksonville, Ore. They were parents to four children and 22 foster children. Annabelle was interested in hand crafts and family activities. She was happiest when welcoming and rocking each new grandchild. Survivors include her children, Nancy (Bruce) Sturm, Kathy (Hasso) Hering, and Margie Smoak; 14 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren; plus numerous caring nieces and nephews, and loving caregivers who helped her after her husband's death. She was preceded in death by her husband of 73 years; son, Dan; her parents; and brother, Bud Fisher. At Mrs. Settle's request, there will be no funeral service. Family will gather at a later date for a time of remembrance. The family would like to thank the Jacksonville Oregon Volunteer Fire Department for the assistance provided. Contributions may be made to the department in memory of Annabelle Settle. Arrangements by Litwiller-Simonsen Funeral Home, Ashland, Oregon.

No comments:

Post a Comment