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Services Monday for Gordon 'Max' Fishero

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Gordon ‘Max” Fishero, age 83, of Hebron, IN, passed away peacefully at home with family members present on Thursday, November 16, 2017.

Max is survived by his wife, Helen Fishero (nee DeKock) of 33 years; daughter, Lisa (Charles) Allen; step-children: Alan (Sharon) McKay and Jean (Mark) Herrera; grandchildren: Lindsey (Chris) Delgado, Justine and Marissa Herrera; great-grandchildren: Sevetta and Julian Delgado; brother-in-law, Robert Woods; many nieces and nephews.

Max was preceded in death by his parents, Barton and Hallie Fishero; son, Stephen Fishero; sister, Margi Woods.

Max was a member of Hebron United Methodist Church and the Chesterton Moose Lodge. He was a graduate of Crawfordsville High School, Class of 1952 and attended Springfield College in Massachusetts and Indiana University, receiving both a bachelors and masters degree respectively. Max taught at Hebron, IN, Seligman, AZ, Scottsdale, AZ, Jackson Twp., and Duneland School Corp before retiring in 1991. He also coached basketball, baseball and track. Max was a member of the “football chaingain” for 49 years with the Chesterton Trojans. After retiring, he worked at the Hoosier Bat Company and Capital Interior; and volunteered with Meals on Wheels and Call-A-Ride.

Max proudly served his country for two years in the US Army. He was an avid golfer who played at 297 different golf courses; and a dedicated Indy 500 fan, attending the races for 50 consecutive years. Max was an Eagle Scout, enjoyed dancing, woodworking and held a pilot’s license. He was an adventurous traveler having traveled to the Galapagos Islands to swim with the sea lions, hiked down the Grand Canyon, climbed Mt. Katahdin in Maine, biked down Mt. Haleakala, and went on a safari in Alaska.

Friends may visit with the family on Sunday, November 19, 2017, at Geisen Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 624 N. Main St., Hebron, IN, 46341, from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

An additional visitation will be held on Monday, November 20, 2017, directly at the Hebron United Methodist Church, 202 W. Church St., Hebron, IN 46321 from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Services at 10:00 a.m., with Rev. Pete Ward officiating. Burial will follow at Hebron Cemetery in Hebron, IN.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to Hebron Fire Dept. or Hebron United Methodist Church.

View directions or sign Max’s online guestbook at


Posted 11/17/2017




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