FISCHER, Elizabeth (Emenhiser)
Elizabeth Emenhiser Fischer, long time Dallas resident and wife of the late James Lee Fischer, died May 31, 2011 at Texas Health Presbyterian after a brief illness. Elizabeth was born in Hollister, Oklahoma to Roy W. and Blanche Wolfe Emenhiser. She graduated from Frederick High School, attended Oklahoma College for women, now USAO in Chickasha, Oklahoma and graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in Art Education. She also was a student at the Chicago Art Institute. She taught kindergarten in Tulsa, OK where she met, Jim Fischer, her husband of fifty years who preceded her in death in 2004. She also taught kindergarten in Boston, MA while Jim completed his Masters in Chemical Engineering at MIT. Elizabeth and Jim moved to Dallas in 1955 where Jim worked for Texas Instruments for almost 30 years. Elizabeth and Jim were members of Highland Park Presbyterian Church. Elizabeth was a member of PEO for over 40 years. She also was a member of Helen Poe, LiSi, and Preston Hill book clubs, and the Northwood Hills and Richardson Women's Clubs. She was a devoted and dedicated wife, mother and grandmother. She is survived by her daughter, Victoria Fischer Morse and husband, Edward (Ned) Morse of Atlanta, Georgia, and her son, Richard Lee Fischer, and wife, Ryffel Fischer of Pasadena, CA. She was a proud grandmother of six grandchildren, David Morse, James Morse, William Morse, Mary Elizabeth Morse, Rebecca Fischer and James Fischer. Elizabeth is also survived by a much beloved extended family of nieces, nephews and cousins. Her family would like to thank Zoila Vilatuna, Dolores Gonzales, Luisa Dean and Barbara Pulver for their kindness and loving care they gave our Mother. You will always be special to us. Visitation will be held 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Friday, June 3, 2011 at Sparkman Funeral Home in Richardson. Interment will be held at Frederick Cemetery in Frederick, OK.