Frederick Dale Krisher, 74, of Clarksville, Ohio (formerly of Fairfield, Ohio) died 11:00 PM, Friday, March 9, 2012 at Hospice of Cincinnati. His wife, Mary Ellen Hadley Krisher, survives. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 10, 2011. Mr. Krisher was born December 22, 1937 in Massillon, Ohio, son of the late Sheldon and Harriet Wardell Krisher. He graduated from Wilmington College with a B.A. in 1959. He later attained additional accreditations of FLMI and AALU.
Mr. Krisher retired in 2004 from Cincinnati Financial Corporation in Fairfield. Prior to his death he served on the Board of Trustees, the Presidential Search Committee, and the Grow Food Grow Hope Project at Wilmington College. He was a member of Cincinnati Friends Meeting and Clerk of the Board of Trustees for many years. During retirement he participated in several Friends Disaster Service projects. He previously served as Treasurer of the Wilmington Yearly Meeting, and President of the Cincinnati Daylily and Hosta Society.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Krisher is survived by three daughters, Rebecca (Jason Herrick) Krisher of Denver, Colorado, Rachel (Jeffrey) Miller of Loveland, Ohio, and Sarah (Chad) Wyckoff of Dalton, Ohio; a brother, James (Donna) Krisher of Brentwood, New Hampshire; and four grandchildren, Ellen Miller, Aaron Miller, Andrew Wyckoff, and Seth Wyckoff.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM, Wednesday, March 14, 2012 in the McCoy Room of Kelly Center on the Wilmington College campus, College Street, Wilmington, Ohio. Burial will be in Springfield Friends Cemetery, Todd’s Fork Rd, Wilmington, Ohio. Friends may call from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at the Cincinnati Friends Meeting, 8075 Keller Road, Cincinnati, Ohio.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wilmington College, Pyle Center, Box 1307, 1870 Quaker Way, Wilmington, OH 45177.