Obituary for Harold F Fishel

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Harold F Fishel

Died: January 30, 2013

Harold F. Fishel passed away peacefully in his 97th year on Wednesday morning, January 30, 2013 at the Four Seasons Retirement Center in Columbus. He was a resident of Columbus and a former resident of Bloomington.

Harold was born in Manson, Iowa on February 21, 1915 to the late Elmer E. & Mabel A. (McLary) Fishel. He married Elsie M. Chitwood on November 14, 1939 in Vincennes. She preceded him in death on January 10, 1996 after 56 devoted years.

Harold retired in 1976 as a High Voltage Electrician for Indiana University after 22 years of service. Prior to that, he worked for Indianapolis Power & Light Company from 1939 to 1944. Harold was a member of the Unionville Church of Christ and served as a Morgan County REMC Board Member from 1960 to 1975. In his younger days, he enjoyed playing basketball & baseball. Later in life he enjoyed fishing, playing cards and spending time with his companion, Marjorie Young of Columbus.

Harold is survived by his children: Connie G. Young of Pearland, TX, Gary (wife, Ruth) Fishel & Rusty J. (wife, Robin) Fishel both of Bloomington. He will be remembered by his sister: Helen (husband, Terry) Truax of Martinsville; seven grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren and a sister in law: Lydia Fishel of Fredericksburg, TX.

Harold was preceded in death by his parents, wife, one sister: Margaret Weddle; three brothers: Harry, Donald & Fred Fishel and a son in law: Bob Young.

The Rev. Allen Ketchersid will conduct a funeral service 11 am Saturday at the Unionville Church Of Christ, 8056 State Road 45 in Unionville. Friends may call from 10 am until time of service on Saturday at the church. Harold will be laid to rest by his wife at the Unionville Cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Harold to the Unionville Cemetery,7605 E. St. Rd. 45, Bloomington, IN 47408

Expressions of caring and kindness can be conveyed to the family at www.meredith-clark.com.

Information: (812) 597-4670

 

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Trudy Bastin posted on 1/1/00

Dear Gary, Connie,&Rusty I am so sorry I am not able to be with you all at a time like this. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Love Trudy

 

Patty Anderson posted on 1/1/00

Dear Rusty and Robin and Family, I'm sorry for your loss, and am keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.

 

Keith and Jana GRAY posted on 1/1/00

Gary and Ruth and family: I remember my mom knowing your mom and dad thru their families(mom was a Baugh)-course who didnt know each other in Unionville? Will be thinking and praying for the great memories that will be forth now in your dad you will have. Dads are special and Harolds 97 years is a longtime. Keith and Jana

 

michael allen posted on 1/1/00

Rusty and family, We are so sorry for your loss. The great memories of playing sports together as we grew up bring a smile. The support we had from our parents and friends was incredible. Sorry i can't be there for you dear friend. Crazywild.... The Allen Family....Jerry, Colleen, Randy and Mike

 

FAYE CORBIN KNACKSTEDT posted on 1/1/00

DEAR GARY, CONNIE & RUSTY - SO SORRY TO READ OF YOUR DAD'S PASSING. I KNOW YOU & YOUR FAMILIES WILL MISS HIM VERY MUCH. MY THOUGHTS ARE WITH YOU AT THIS TIME. FONDLY, FAYE

 

Myla Ford Meadows posted on 1/1/00

Gary & Family, I am so sorry for the loss of your father and my sympathy and prayers are with you...Love,Myla

 

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