Shawn E. Fishel

September 1, 1970 - March 4, 2018

Shawn E. “Fishman”
Fishel, 47, of Springfield
and formerly of Beardstown,
died Sunday, March
4, at St. John’s Hospital in
He was born Sept. 1,
1970 in Beardstown, the
son of Harry Leroy and Judith
Ann Rogers Fishel.
He is survived by his
partner in life Jessica
Shores of Springfield; three
children Dylan (mother
Michelle Fishel), Connor,
and Sarah Fishel all
of Springfield, his mother
Judith Fishel (companion
Tim Harris) of Beardstown;
his in-laws Melanie
Shores of Springfield and
Silena (husband Daniel)
Norman of Indiana; seven
nieces and nephews, Madeline,
Logan, Chase, Kaitlyn,
Michael, Martina, and
Dani; and his dog Chacho.
He was preceded in
death by his father, two
brothers John and Ryan
Fishel, and his in-laws
Gary Shores, and Jerry
Shawn graduated from
Beardstown High School in
the class 1988. He worked
as a land surveyor for
many years and was currently
working for Green
and Bradford in Springfield.
He enjoyed “managing”
his fantasy football
teams, Sugar Shack and
The Blitz. Shawn was an
avid Cubs, Bears, and Illini
fan, but also enjoyed
watching most all sports.
He was a family man who
never missed family game
night, but most of all he
cherished his children and
partner in life.
A Celebration of Life
will be held from 4–8 p.m.
Friday, March 9, at Colwell
Memorial Home in
Beardstown. Graveside
memorial services will be
held at 2 p.m. Saturday
at Beardstown City Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials
have been suggested
to the family of Shawn
Fishel. Condolences may
be left online at www.colwellmemorialhome.
or on Facebook at Colwell
Memorial Home.