Tiffani Renee (Fisher) Thomforde,
39, of Chicago, IL, formerly of Petersburg, passed away Thursday, February 21, 2013, at NorthwesternHospital in Chicago, IL. She was born in Frankfort, Germany, May 25, 1973 to Tom and Carol (Elliott) Fisher of Petersburg. She married David W. Thomforde and he survives.
She was a 1991 graduate of PikeCentralHigh
earned a Bachelor’s degree in Education in 1995 from OlivetNazareneUniversity in Kankakee, IL and later a Master’s degree in Administration from ConcordiaUniversity in Chicago. She was an active participant of Education Thru
Music of Chicago. She had been a music teacher for 16 years at FarnsworthElementary
School in Chicago, IL.
She was also a member of OaklandCityChurch of the Nazarene.
Surviving besides her husband, David Thomforde of
Chicago, IL, are her parents, Tom and Carol Fisher of Petersburg; a brother,
Matthew T. (Kaci) Fisher of Nashville, TN; a nephew,
Hudson C. Fisher of Nashville, TN; maternal grandmother M. Elma Elliott; and a
paternal grandfather, Thomas A. Fisher and his wife Lois Taylor Fisher of
Vincennes, IN; four aunts, Paula A. Elliott of Chicago, IL, Marti Elliott of
Indianapolis, Mary Ann (Larry) Eckman of Nashville,
TN, and Kathy (Fisher) (Tom) Tipsword of Lawrenceville,
Maternal grandfather, J. Curtner Elliott; paternal
grandmother, Betty J. Fisher; and uncle, Robert C. “Bob” Fisher, preceded her
A memorial service was conducted at Saturday,
February 23, 2013 at ParkCommunityChurch in Chicago, IL
A memorial visitation will be conducted at Saturday, March 2, 2013, at OaklandCityChurch of the Nazarene, with a Celebration of Life at with Rev. Darin D. Nossett
and Rev. Larry C. Eckman officiating.
Emmons-Macey & Steffey
Funeral Home (Lawrenceville, IL) is handling local arrangements.