Donald L. Fissette

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  • "Celebrating a life well lived. We will cherish the memories..."
    - Corinne Cridland
  • "What a huge loss. Uncle Don was one of the funniest guys I..."
    - Katherine Darae Fisette-Crews
  • "So sorry for your families loss. You are all in our..."
  • "We are all going to miss Uncle Don-he was fun to be with..."
  • "I have many of fond memories of Don and his family while..."
    - Missy Bonnett
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(Age 68)

Entered into rest on February 19, 2011. He is survived by his loving companion of 16 years, Kathy Burns; his sons, Shawn (Kim) Fissette and Rocky Fissette; two grandchildren, Storm and Bonnie Fissette; his sisters, Dorothy Gepford, Judy Fissette, and Glennis Moore; his brothers, Gary and Kenny Fissette; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Gordon and Dorothy Fissette; his wife, Bonnie Fissette in 1990; his brothers, Glen Ray, Eddie, Bruce, and Gordon; and by his sister, Rita. Don was born in Baraga, MI in 1942, and came to Spokane in 1961. He was employed at Bunker Hill as a laborer. In 1972, he began his own company, Blue Streak Steel, which operated all over the Northwest. He was a member of the Duke's Auto Club, and one of his passions was racing which he did on the NHRA circuit. We will miss you and love you forever!! Don has taken his last ride to the mountain. A potluck wake will be held on Saturday, March 12, 2011, from 5:00 PM until 10:00 PM at The Venue, 6416 N. Cincinnati, Spokane, WA 99208. Any questions, please contact Shawn Fissette at 270-1569. Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Don to the National Lung Cancer Partnership, 222 N. Midvale Blvd, Suite 6, Madison, WI 53705.


Published in Spokesman-Review from Feb. 27 to Feb. 28, 2011
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