MARCH 3, 1939 – AUGUST 13, 2022
Setsuko Yokota Fisher, 83, passed away on August 13, 2022.
She was born March 3, 1939 in Japan. Setsuko came from a family of nine. Surviving siblings are Fuyoko, Mikio, and Fumio. They lived in Fukushimaken Japan where their father and mother Katsuand Fuji Yokota operated their family farm. She later traveled to Tokyo and worked as a seamstress in her family's clothing manufacturing business and held various accounting jobs. She met her husband Eddie Fisher in Tokyo, Japan where they married and had their son Mike in 1964. They moved to the United States and lived in San Diego California where their daughter Connie was born in 1967. They traveled to and from the United States to Japan while her husband served in the United States Navy.
In 1970 they moved to Lakewood, Colorado where they lived for many years. She took on a job at Pacific Mercantile where she worked as a cashier. In 1981, she moved to Fort Collins, Colorado where she commuted to Pacific Mercantile for many years and eventually retired in 2019 at the age of 81. In her spare time she enjoyed practicing buddhism, cooking, art, gardening, and spending time with her family. Surviving Setsuko is her son Mike; girlfriend Kimberly, daughter Connie and husband Steve, along with nine grandchildren, Krissey and husband Shaun, Danielle and husband Kalvin, Brittany and husband Zac, Mikaleen, Michael, Dante and wife McKenna, Dion, Dominic, and Miya. She was fortunate enough to have five great grandchildren, Brayden, Dakota, Riley, Isaac, and Maclin to share her love with.
Setsuko’s goal in life was to always do for others. Her loving passion for family and friends defined her character which was a breath of fresh air and the sunshine we all need in our lives. She was a beautiful flower that stayed in bloom year round. She had a way with people. Her infectious energy made everyone who knew her love her. This gentle, kind, and compassionate flower became everyone's mother, grandmother, great grandmother, auntie, and friend. She was loved by so many and will be greatly missed!