February 26, 1938 – October 9, 2012
Robert “Bob” Mitchell, age 74, of Mystic, Iowa, died Tuesday, October 9, 2012, at Centerville Nursing & Rehab Center in Centerville, Iowa. He was born the son of Frank and Lelah (Cosner) Mitchell on February 26, 1938 in Centerville, Iowa. He graduated from the Centerville High School in 1956.
On February 11, 1957, Bob was united in marriage to Sandra Lemley in Miami, Oklahoma. He was a farmer north of Plano, Iowa for over 25 years. He always had time for a good book or cigar and could be seen driving his green truck with his side kick, “Izzy” his dog. He attended the Brushy Community Church north of Plano.
He was preceded in death by: his parents; and a son, Brad Mitchell in 1978.
Bob is survived by: his wife, Sandra Mitchell of Mystic, Iowa; sons, Robert “Bob” D. Mitchell and his wife, Peggy of Blackwell, Oklahoma and Brian Mitchell of Centerville, Iowa; daughters, Brenda Hoffman of Moravia, Iowa, Chanda Hornaday and her husband, Charlie of Oologah, Oklahoma and Anissa O’Hair and her husband, Tim of Caddo Mills, Texas; fourteen grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 12, 2012 at 10 am at the Schmidt Family Funeral Home in Centerville, Iowa with John Van Welden officiating. Burial will follow at the Concord Cemetery northwest of Mystic, Iowa. Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 11, 2012 from 2 pm until 8 pm at the funeral home with the family present from 6 pm until 8 pm.
Memorials can be made to either the First Responders of Mystic, Iowa or Drake Public Library and may be left or mailed to the funeral home. The Schmidt Family Funeral Home of Centerville, Iowa is caring for the Mitchell family and condolences can be sent at: schmidtfamilyfuneralhome.comInformation provided by: Schmidt Family Funeral Home 501 North 18th Street Centerville, Iowa 52544 641.856.8661 www.schmidtfamilyfuneralhome.com