Fisher, Teresa "Julie" 9/15/1946 - 12/10/2022 Kalamazoo Teresa Julieta Fisher, age 76, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 10, 2022, in Tecumseh, MI, after a valiant fight with Alzheimer's and Vascular Dementia. She was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador, on September 15, 1946, to the late Alfredo and Julieta (Lopez) Paredes. Known as "Julie" by her family and friends, she was kind, loving and gracious. Julie enjoyed motor homing "glamping" and traveled throughout the USA with her best friend, Pam McGuire and her beloved fur baby, "Paco". She was a die hard "Trekkie" and collected all the seasons on DVD. As a young woman she was a gifted tennis player who won many tournaments in Guayaquil. She also liked to bowl with friends. She enjoyed being out and about and one of her favorite past times was to people watch at Walmart. She was a hard worker who was employed by the State of Michigan for over twenty years until retiring in 2006. Julie's kind smile, laughter and delightful personality will be missed by all who loved her. She is survived by her daughter, Julie (Fisher) McLaughlin of Monroe, MI; son, Bryan Fisher of Indiana; three brothers, Alfredo Paredes, Jaime (Cecelia) Paredes, Richard "Ricardo" (Patricia) Paredes all of Guayaquil, Ecuador; three granddaughters, Kasey, Kelly and Kate McLaughlin all of Monroe, MI; grandson, Evan Fisher of Kalamazoo, MI; her best friend, Pamela McGuire of Kalamazoo, MI; other family members in Ecuador. A funeral service to honor and celebrate her life will be held on Thursday, December 15, 2022, at Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home, 917 S. Burdick St. Kalamazoo, MI 49001, beginning at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Jim Dyke officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home beginning at 12:00 p.m., one hour prior to the service. Interment will be held at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park South. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given to the Alzheimer's Association or Careline Hospice, c/o the funeral home. Friends and family may share a condolence message online at www.joldersma-klein.com.