Robert Alan Fish
Robert Alan Fish, 62, died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018, at UIHC following a brief illness.
A time of remembrance and celebration is planned. The time and date will be announced. Friends are encouraged to send photos of Robert and condolences to www.lensingfuneral.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Free Medical Clinic, 2440 Towncrest Dr., Iowa City, IA 52240.
Robert was born May 2, 1956, in Omaha, Neb., the son of Norman and Bonnie Burgett Fish. He was raised in Newton, Iowa, and received a bachelor's degree in 1979 from the University of Iowa in secondary education, speech and drama.
Robert was employed for 37 years at Mercy Iowa City. Before that, he was a substitute teacher in the Iowa City Community Schools.
Survivors include his friend and partner of 42 years, David Alberhasky; three sisters, Barbara (David) Rolph of Wichita, Kan., Judy (Mark) Stevens of Newton and Susan (Doug) Walkup of Des Moines; nieces and nephews, Jeff, Amy, Becky, Jon, Stephen and Justin; great-nieces, nephews and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, William "Larry" Fish.