On the morning of Friday, March 13, 2020, Kenneth (Ken) Wilmer Fisher passed away at home in Butte, MT. He was 79 years of age.
Ken was born in Bozeman, MT on January 22,1941, to his loving parents Will and Mae Fisher. He was the oldest of four siblings. In the summer of 1953, the family moved to Great Falls.
Ken Graduated, Great Falls High in 1960, after graduation he enlisted in the US Naval Reserve and was stationed in San Diego, California. He was assigned to the USS Topeka. Where he proudly served for two years before a medical discharge abruptly ended his Naval career. He returned home to Great Falls, Montana.
After His Navy stent, he enrolled in Montana State University, to pursue, a career in Engineering. He returned to Great Falls, where he was employed by the Montana State Highway Department, as a highway surveyor. In 1971, he moved to Butte, MT to live out the rest of his life. He worked at the local cemetery until he found his true passion of life, as a Transmission Substation Inspector for the Montana Power, until he retired after 28 years of service. He was an exalted ruler of the Elks B.P.O.E. 240 and was an active board member for over 20 plus years.
On October 15, 1994, Ken married his best friend and the love of his life Bonnie Sexton (Grandma). The love that these two shared can never be replicated. They were best friends and soul mates. The passion and the love they had for each other was contagious to everyone around them. They were inseparable and loved their family and all their children unconditionally.
Ken and Bonnie loved to travel and just to be together. They had children and family living throughout the pacific northwest and would just decide, to take a trip and drop in on everyone, to share their love.
Ken was a true outdoorsman, he loved to hunt, fish and loved working outdoors. His passion in life was to help anyone and everyone. From watching his grandson Kaeden playing sports and being the Lego Master Builder, to mentoring his grandson Dawson. On March 11th he was awarded the honor to be the first to know the gender of his next great grandchild from his granddaughter Breezey. With a smile on his face and the pride in his eyes, it truly was priceless.
Ken is survived by his loving wife Bonnie, Sister Marty Koontz, Polly (Tom) Murray and Brother Ron Fisher and Sister-In-Law Barb Miller. His Children, Christine (Dan) Ellis, Ron (Kristie) Sexton, Kurt Fisher, Cindy (Pat) Cormier, Kevin (Jeanne) Fisher, Tom Sexton, Cheryl Pilling, Steven Fisher, Mark (Debbie) Fisher.
Ken is also survived by 15 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
He is proceeded in death by his mother and father, daughter Robin Lynn.
A celebration of life will be postponed until a later date.
Please send all Donations to the Butte Elks Club located at 206 W. Galena or donors choice.
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Axelson Funeral and Cremation Services has been privileged to care for Ken and his family.