Ellen Fishel

April 15, 1945 ~ April 16, 2020 (age 75)


Ellen Kay Fishel, 75, of Columbia Falls, passed away April 16, 2020.

She was born in Kalispell in 1945 to Edward and Olive Kelley.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Myles Gale Fishel; brother Edward; and sister Laura Ann.

She is survived by sons Destry and his wife Georgia of Springfield, Ohio; and Darrin and his wife Tanya of Columbia Falls. She is also survived by sisters Joanne, Pat and Jeanie; sisters-in-law Karen and Sandy; and many nieces and nephews. She was blessed with five grandchildren: Aynsley and Zachary Fishel of Ohio and their spouses; Hunter; Shaylene; Coleton and spouse of Columbia Falls; and four great-grandchildren.

Ellen loved her dogs and children in that order, and was quite entertaining to all who knew her. Ellen lived her life by her own set of rules and will be missed.

A private memorial will follow at a later date in the coming summer. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Humane Society of Northwest Montana, 100 Adopt A Pet Way Kalispell, Montana 59901.

Columbia Mortuary in Columbia Falls is caring for Ellen’s family.

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