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Harold Fishel, 97, Columbus

Harold F. Fishel passed away peacefully in his 97th year on Wednesday morning, Jan. 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, Feb. 21, 1915, to Elmer E. and Mabel A. (McLary) Fishel. He married Elsie M. Chitwood Nov. 14, 1939, in Vincennes. She preceded him in death Jan. 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 and 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, Texas, and Gary (wife, Ruth) Fishel and Rusty J. (wife, Robin) Fishel, both of Bloomington. He will be remembered by his sister, Helen (husband, Terry) Truax of Martinsville; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Lydia Fishel of Fredericksburg, Texas.

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

The Rev. Allen Ketchersid will conduct a funeral service at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2 at the Unionville Church Of Christ, 8056 State Road 45 in Unionville. Friends can call from 10 a.m. until time of service Saturday at the church. Harold will be laid to rest by his wife in Unionville Cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions can be sent in honor of Harold to the Unionville Cemetery, P.O. Box 308 Morgantown, IN 46160.

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

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  • December 18
    WRAPS meetings
    7 to 9 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • December 18
    Nashville Town Council
    6:30 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • December 19
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • December 19
    Christmas sing-along at The Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 19
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 19
    Live hip hop music at dance barn
    7 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 20
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 20
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 20
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 27
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West