Dianna Kay Jackson Fisher of Robertsville, MO, departed this life in St. Clair, MO, on January 22, 2019, having reached the age of seventy-three years, five months and twenty-seven days. Dianna was born in Granite City, IL on July 25, 1945, daughter of George Kelley and Veronica Kelley nee Ponsot. In February of 1964, she was united in marriage to Gerald Jackson and two children came to bless this union. In November of 1977, she was united in marriage to Ronald Norman Fisher and they were blessed to have forty-one years together.
Dianna is survived by her husband, Ronald Fisher of Robertsville, MO; by her son, Louis Jackson and wife, Tammy, of St. Charles, MO; by her daughter, Helen Jackson and husband, Alan Wanninger, of Lonedell, MO; by two step-children, Stacey Lanagan and husband, Chris, of Ankeny, IA and Jayson Fisher of Cedar Rapids, IA; by one grandson, Sebastian Wanninger of Lonedell; by three step-grandchildren, Brandon Lanagan and girlfriend, Jenson of Ankeny, Jake Lanagan and partner, Nathan, of Tiffon, IA and Joshua Jeffers of St. Charles, MO; by one brother, Brian Kelley and wife, Debbie, of Granite City, IL; by two sisters, Susan Lee and husband, Peters, of Valdosta, GA, and Donna McIntosh and husband, Rich, of St. Petersburg, FL; by her former husband, Gerald Jackson of Bridgeton, MO; by brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, cousins and many friends.
Dianna was preceded in death by her parents, George and Veronica Kelley, and by two sisters, Janet Williams and Judy Wasson.
Dianna was a Christian, having been raised in the Catholic faith. During her working years she was employed at Von Weise Gear in St. Clair, MO, and in later years she worked at Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO, as a patient account advocate. Dianna loved to fish and had especially enjoyed going deep sea fishing. In her younger years she also liked to go hunting. Traveling and going on cruises was a favorite hobby. She was an outdoors person at heart and a past member of the Indian Creek Gun Club, where she enjoyed target shooting. In more recent years she had enjoyed reading, playing cards with her friends and playing games on her phone. Dianna was happiest when she was spending time with her children and grandchildren and many wonderful memories have been created.
A devoted and loving wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, step-mother, mother-in-law and grandmother, sister, sister-in-law, aunt, great-aunt, cousin, former wife and friend, she will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all who knew and loved her.
Visitation was held from 5:00 to 8:15 PM on Saturday, January 26, 2019, at Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO, with funeral services at 8:15 PM with Father Bob Knight officiating. Private committal will take place at a later date. Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.