Daniel Rex MitchellAugust 3, 1937 ~ June 29, 2017 (age 79)
Daniel R. "Dan" Mitchell, age 79, of West Elwood, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at St. Vincent Mercy Hospital.
He was born on August 3, 1937 in Frankfort, to the late Clifford and Mildred (Greeno) Mitchell.
On November 26, 1958 he married the love of his life Myrna (Cole) Mitchell and she passed away January 17, 2014.
Dan retired from Marsh Supermarket in Elwood where he worked for many years in management. He was employed at several different Marsh Stores throughout the surrounding area. He loved gardening, working with his flowers, and enjoyed being outdoors taking care of his property. Dan was one of those people who never met a stranger.
He is survived by his sister, Wanda Israel of Lafayette, and several nieces and nephews. Dan was preceded in death by his parents, his wife of more than 55 years, Myrna L. Mitchell, 2 sisters, Dorothy Alberta Metzger and Betty Jane Mitchell, and brother, Robert Earl Mitchell.
A funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at Green Lawn Cemetery Chapel in Frankfort with Pastor Cliff Howell officiating. Entombment will follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery Mausoleum in Frankfort.
Visitation will be held from Noon to 1 PM on Saturday at the Green Lawn Cemetery Chapel prior to the funeral service. Arrangements were entrusted to Dunnichay Funeral Home in Elwood.
Online condolences can be given at www.dunnichayfuneralhome.com