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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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  • November 22
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 22
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    10 a.m. by CVS Pharmacy, 292 S. Van Buren St., near junction of 46 East and 135 North
  • November 22
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • November 23
    Annual community-wide hymn sing planned
    6:30 p.m. Nashville Christian Church, 160 S. Van Buren St.
  • November 23
    Nashville Reserve Officers host chili cook-off
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nashville P.D., 200 Hawthorne Drive
  • November 25
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 25
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • November 28
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • November 29
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 29
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 2
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 3
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