Dorothy Fisher Talamantes passed from this earth, peacefully, on Tuesday, November 13, 2012, surrounded by her family. She was born on November 27, 1924, in Rowena, Texas, to Christina Jansa Fisher and Alfred Alvin Fisher. She moved to San Angelo, Texas in 1942. She married Ruben R. Talamantes on February 14, 1952, they were married for 60 years.
Rosary will be held at 6:00 PM Thursday, November 15th in Johnson's Funeral Home chapel. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 AM Friday, November 16th at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Rowena, TX. Burial will follow in Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens.
She is survived by her husband Ruben R. and five children, Carol E. Cruz and Fiancée Warren Lange, Catherine L. Gomez, Dorothy and George Valadez, Elaine and Benny Cox, and Ruben W. Talamantes. They have six grandchildren, Courtney Gomez, Lindsey Gomez, Terence Holguin, Kristin and Richard Carrasco, Natasha Cox, and Bryce Cox. Four great grandchildren, Brian Minjarez and Kailee Gomez, Ruben Conner Hernandez, and Elija Carrasco. She is also survived by one brother, Alton Alfred Fisher, of Rowena, Texas. She is also survived by 3 step grandchildren Dustin, Kendrick, and Heath Lange. She also has numerous nieces and nephews, and cousins.
She attended school in Rowena at St. Joseph's Catholic school. She was a stay at home mom. She attended many of her grandchildren's functions. She was an excellent cook and her talents always showed, especially when we had spur of the moment get togethers.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her in-laws Samuel and Isabel Talamantes, brothers-in-law, Joel Talamantes, and Leonard Talamantes. Sisters-in-law, Mary Fisher, Mary Talamantes and Alicia Talamantes. A son-in-law John E. Cruz as well as nephews Sam Fisher, and Samuel Talamantes.
Pallbearers will be David Jacobo, Gabriel Alvarado, Richard Carrasco, Heath Lange, Terence Holguin and George Valadez.
Honorary pallbearers will be grandson, Brian Minjarez, nephews Alan Fisher, Glen Fisher, Frank Fisher, Tony Talamantes, Rudy Talamantes, Joel Talamantes and Leonard Talamantes.
Family will be receiving guests at 312 Kennedy, San Angelo, Texas.
Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at johnsons-funeralhome.com