Jeannie Marie Bisher, 49, a 30 resident of Aberdeen, died peacefully in her sleep on Monday, July 30, 2012, at her more recent home in Westport, following a long battle with cancer. She was born in Eugene, Oregon on September 22, 1962, the daughter of Robert and Fern L. (Breen) Hammond.
Jeannie was raised in Springfield, Ore. and graduated from high school there in 1981. She attended college in Monmouth, Ore. for a year before coming to Aberdeen in 1982. She married Edward Lee “Eddie” Bisher in Aberdeen June 26, 1982.
She had worked as a carrier for the Aberdeen Daily World for 4 years, retiring because of ill health two years ago.
She was a member of the South Beach Christian Center in Grayland. She also loved to play bingo, read and collect angels and pigs.
Besides her husband, Eddie; Jeannie is survived by 2 daughters, Desirae Leeann Schoettler of Westport, and Marie and husband, William Thomas, Jr., of Springfield, Ore.; and 2 sons, Timothy Andrew and David Lee Bisher, both of Olympia; 3 brothers, Robert F. and Michael Lee Hammond, both of Springfield and Ira Hammond, Everson, Pa.; 2 stepbrothers, Robert D. and wife, Ann, and Robert Hammond; 2 sisters, Robin Lorie and husband, George Wytoski, of Sprinfield and Christie, living in Oregon; a stepsister, Jenny and husband, Tom Coombs, of Oregon; 4 grandchildren, Connor Justin Gates, Shauna Rose and Lilly Mae Wytoski and Margaret E. “Kara” Greenlee; her mother, Fern Hammond, of Springfield and her father, Robert Hammond, also of Springfield; and her mother-in-law, Shirley Joan Bisher, of Westport.
A potluck celebration of her life will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 18, 2012, at The Senior House, 114 E. Pacific Ave., Westport.
A card of condolence with a message may be sent to the family at www.fernhillfuneral.com
Arrangements were entrusted to Fern Hill Funeral Home, in Aberdeen.