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Dorothy Ruth Fisbeck

    Dorothy Ruth (Gutzmer) Fisbeck, 92, was born on November 29, 1931, and passed away on December 18, 2023 in York, NE. She was born in Western, Nebraska to Harvey H. & Meta (Matzke) Gutzmer. She graduated in 1949 from Western High School. Dorothy married Eugene Fisbeck on July 17, 1949 at the Methodist Church in Fairbury, NE. Dorothy & Gene moved to Colorado for a short time and then returned to Nebraska, residing in York. They then moved to Fairbury and managed the Capri Motel. After Gene’s death, Dorothy returned to York, NE.

    For many years Dorothy worked at Chances R and most recently at Lichti’s TV in York. She is survived by daughter Carolyn Koch of York, and son Tim Fisbeck of Fairbury, grandsons Paul Koch and granddaughter Sarah Koch both of York, great grandson Tyler Effle of Omaha and Austen Fisbeck of Fairbury, and great granddaughter LaNae Morales, sister Karen Scheele of Fairbury, brother Harvey (Judy) of Fairbury, brother Rodger (Betty) of Wichita and many nieces and nephews.

    Preceded in death by her parents, husband Eugene, son-in-law Stan Koch, sister & brother-in-law Leola & Dave Rickey, brother-in-law Floyd Scheele, granddaughter Gidget Fisbeck.

    Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm, Wednesday, December 27, 2023 at Metz Chapel in York. Private family burial will be held at Greenwood Cemetery, York. Visitation will be from 1-8:00 pm on Tuesday at the mortuary. Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation.

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