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Gary Wayne Mitchell

May 5, 1936 ~ January 19, 2022 (age 85)

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Gary Wayne “Mitch” Mitchell, 85, recently of Stuarts Draft, VA, passed away on January 19, 2022. He will be dearly missed and remembered with love.

Gary was the only son of Florence (Bailey) and Marion Mitchell, of Eustis Nebraska. He graduated from Eustis High School in 1953. He proudly served in the submarine service in the U.S. Navy from 1955 to 1959 and was a career electrician at OPPD.  Gary married his high school sweetheart, Geraldine Struempler, December 27, 1959. 

Gary is predeceased by his parents and his wife, Geraldine. He is survived by his children: Shareene (John) Berti; Maureen (Mitch) Hammer; Daneene (Richard Mills) Mitchell; Steve (Amy) Mitchell; Dawn (Joel) McCray; his grandchildren: Peter (Becky) and Matt Berti; Lee Tolliver II, Rose (Sam) Burt, Lewis and Kelly Hammer; Emilie, Erin, and Jacob Mills; Abigail, Benjamin, and Luke Mitchell; Nathan and Sarah McCray; great grandchildren Ellie and Jack Berti.

Memorial services will be held jointly for Gary with his wife, Geraldine, on Friday, February 11, 2022 at the Buffalo Lutheran Church, Lexington, NE at 11 a.m. Both Gary and Geraldine will be laid to rest at Christ Lutheran Cemetery in Oconto following the service.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to The Shenandoah House, c/o the Augusta Health Foundatin, P.O. Box 1000, Fishersville, Virginia, 22939.

Arrangements shared by Charlton and Groome Funeral Home, Fishersville, Virginia, and Berryman Funeral Home, Cozad Nebraska.

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Augusta Health Hospice of the Shenandoah
P. O. Box 1000, Fishersville VA 22939

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