Dorothy J. Fisher Talamantes

November 27, 1924November 13, 2012

Dorothy Fisher Talamantes passed from this earth, peacefully, on Tuesday, November 13, 2012, surrounded by her family. She was born on November 27, 1924, in Rowena, Texas, to Christina Jansa Fisher and Alfred Alvin Fisher. She moved to San Angelo, Texas in 1942. She married Ruben R. Talamantes on February 14, 1952, they were married for 60 years.

Rosary will be held at 6:00 PM Thursday, November 15th in Johnson’s Funeral Home chapel. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 AM Friday, November 16th at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Rowena, TX. Burial will follow in Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens. She is survived by her husband Ruben R. and five children, Carol E. Cruz and Fiancée Warren Lange, Catherine L. Gomez, Dorothy and George Valadez, Elaine and Benny Cox, and Ruben W. Talamantes. They have six grandchildren, Courtney Gomez, Lindsey Gomez, Terence Holguin, Kristin and Richard Carrasco, Natasha Cox, and Bryce Cox. Four great grandchildren, Brian Minjarez and Kailee Gomez, Ruben Conner Hernandez, and Elija Carrasco. She is also survived by one brother, Alton Alfred Fisher, of Rowena, Texas. She is also survived by 3 step grandchildren Dustin, Kendrick, and Heath Lange. She also has numerous nieces and nephews, and cousins.

She attended school in Rowena at St. Joseph's Catholic school. She was a stay at home mom. She attended many of her grandchildren’s functions. She was an excellent cook and her talents always showed, especially when we had spur of the moment get togethers.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her in-laws Samuel and Isabel Talamantes, brothers-in-law, Joel Talamantes, and Leonard Talamantes. Sisters-in-law, Mary Fisher, Mary Talamantes and Alicia Talamantes. A son-in-law John E. Cruz as well as nephews Sam Fisher, and Samuel Talamantes.

Pallbearers will be David Jacobo, Gabriel Alvarado, Richard Carrasco, Heath Lange, Terence Holguin and George Valadez.

Honorary pallbearers will be grandson, Brian Minjarez, nephews Alan Fisher, Glen Fisher, Frank Fisher, Tony Talamantes, Rudy Talamantes, Joel Talamantes and Leonard Talamantes.

Family will be receiving guests at 312 Kennedy, San Angelo, Texas. Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at


  • Rosary Service Thursday, November 15, 2012
  • Funeral Service Friday, November 16, 2012

Dorothy J. Fisher Talamantes

have a memory or condolence to add?


receive updates when new memories are posted


November 26, 2012

My deepest sympathy to the Talamantes family on behave of Armando Rios and family. May she RIP.

Marina Niavez Brown

November 19, 2012

Talamantes Family: I am so very sorry for your loss. I have fond memories of your mom and living in the old neighborhood. I am grateful that she was ALWAYS such a good friend to my mom. May God give you peace and comfort during this very difficult time.

November 18, 2012

Dear Family and Friends, I would like to say Thank you so very much for all that you have done for our family at this time of our life. Words can not express our feelings for all of the blessings that came our way. An ANGEL has gotten their wings. THANK YOU again.
Ruben, Carol, Catherine, Dorothy, Elaine, Ruben Wm. Talamantes

November 18, 2012

Our deepest sympathy on the passing of your mother. May God Bless you and your family during this difficult time.

Abel & Elsa Lara

Leona Kadlacek

November 18, 2012

So sorry to hear of the loss of your mother, Carol. May you remember the good times together and always feel her in your heart.

November 17, 2012

Your Beautiful Mom may be gone, but not far enough to know she is still watching..They never leave us..We have too many memories in our hearts to keep forever..God bless her Family.

Juarez/Bain Family

November 16, 2012

Our Condolences to the family most of all to you Ruben. I have never seen a more beautiful church than that in Rowena. It is simply heaven. Our prayers continue for you and your famly.

November 16, 2012

To All the family, Our deepest sympathy & Condolences. From the Willett Family

November 16, 2012

Carol,Catherine and all the Talamantes family,
My deepest condolences on the passing of your mother. May God grant her everlasting peace and may God grant your family strength during a difficult time.

Alma Castro Boisse

Abel Cuellar

November 16, 2012

Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.