Louise Fissel

July 25, 1913 ‒ June 01, 2010

Galena, Ohio

Louise Fissel, age 96 of Galena passed away Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at Kobacker House in Columbus.

She was born in Columbus on July 25, 1913 to the late Raymond E. and Mary C. (Ropp) Fissel. Her family moved to Galena in 1921. She graduated from Galena High School in 1933.

An 83 year member of the Galena United Methodist Church, she taught Sunday School for 26 years and served in many other capacities.

Louise served as treasurer of Galena from 1961 until 1980; was assistant clerk at the Galena Post Office from 1961 until 1965; and was a 4-H adviser with the Galena Junior Homemakers for 36 years until 1972.

Throughout her 96 years she touched the lives of numerous Galena and Big Walnut area families, having babysat for many families and some for three generations. She was also known for keeping in touch with her loved ones and friends by sending birthday cards to those near and far.

She was also a member of the Give-n-Take Club, Joy Senior Citizens, and the 50/50 Club.

Louise loved to travel, both near and far, and enjoyed many trips. She had visited Canada and 38 of the 50 United States, but her most memorable trip was a cruise to the Bahamas.

A women of great faith, she will be remembered for her independence, strong will, wonderful home baked pies, and love of family and friends.

In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by sister Dorothy Poole and brother Raymond Fissel.

She is survived by sister-in-law Vonna Fissel, 5 nieces, 1 nephew, 12 great-nieces and nephews, 21 great-great-nieces and nephews, 1 great-great-great-nephew, as well as a host of treasured friends.

Friends may call Friday 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. at Galena United Methodist Church, 2777 Sunbury Rd., Galena, OH 43021, where a service celebrating the life of Louise Fissel will be held Saturday 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Jeff Croft officiating. Burial will follow in the Lithopolis Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to her church, P.O. Box 308, Galena, OH 43021.

The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home in Sunbury are honored to serve the Family of Louise Fissel; send a condolence or view her complete obituary visit: www.snyderfuneralhomes.com