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Rosa Fisk

January 31, 1932 ~ November 7, 2020 (age 88)

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Rosalia (Rosa) Karl Fisk passed away Saturday, November 7th, 2020.
She was born in Salzburg, Austria on January 31, 1932.
Rosa was married to Arvel Fisk who preceded her in death.
Rosa had two daughters Diana and Ginna, and their husbands Bill and Rick.
Rosa had 2 grandchildren Crystal, April
3 step grandchildren Neal, Amy, Brian
3 great grandchildren, Ashlinn, Savanna, Michael
6 step great grandchildren, Aaron, Noah, Wyatt, Morgan, Korbin, Bryson
1 great great grandchild A'yonna.
She loved playing games and singing in German with them.

Rosa and Arvel owned and operated Knob Hill Termite Pest Control.
They were proud members of OPCA and Kiwanis Club South for many years.
Growing up in Austria during WWII, when the bomb sirens went off her mother and sister would run to the bomb shelter and Rosa and her dad would stay behind and watched the American planes fly over and drop bombs.
In her teens she had to join Hitler’s Teen Camp.
She left Austria in 1949 to come to America, where she met Arvel Fisk who became her husband.
In 1983 she became a proud citizen of the United States.

Rosa was a great cook and baker. She would always make cookies and cakes.
She learned how to play the piano and paint. She has paintings all over her house that she painted.
Rosa was an expert seamstress who would make all her kids clothes, and she loved to crochet.
Rosa loved to garden and always had beautiful flowers and yard.
She always loved to travel and since she was from Austria she always wanted to go to the mountains. Rosa and Arvel and the kids spent many vacations in Colorado.

On a funny note she was terrified of horses and cows.
When we were kids and vacationing in Colorado, we were on a hay ride and she was relieved to see that is was being pulled by a tractor. As we were sitting in the wagon waiting to leave, a cowboy on a horse came up behind her, a loud scream was heard and she ran back to the hotel with a speed of an Olympic runner.

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