Nov 14,1934---Sep 12,2020

Michael Joseph Mitchell, Age: 85

November 14, 1934 - September 12, 2020

Michael Mitchell, 85, passed away September 12, 2020. Son of Robert and Rose, he married and is survived by the love of his life for 64 years, Joan Marie, daughter Lynn Killeen and husband Richard, sons Michael and wife Laurie, Terry and wife Karen, Mark and wife Melissa.  He is also survived by his sister Patricia and husband Dr. Tony Scardino.  Grandchildren: Tricia, Kelly, Hannah, Parker, Hunter, Ezri, Zach, and Kortney. Great-grandchildren: Natalie, Hannah, Freya, Luka, Jax, Khloe Jo and Tatum.

A graduate of St. Ambrose College, Davenport, Iowa in 1956, he retired from his sales marketing career and was currently living in Olathe, Kansas.  He was the proud grandfather of nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

It was with the deepest sadness that he mourned the loss of his grandson, Nick. They are together in heaven now and look over his many loved ones.  

Private family services will be held.


Gary Nesteby Sep 15 ,2020

Mike, my sympathy to you and your family. I am sure you have fond memories of your father. Take care Gary and Judy Nesteby

Brian Kristiansen Sep 15 ,2020

Friend/golf buddy of Mike and Laurie ,Marion ,Iowa

Mike, Laurie and family. Sorry for your loss. Mike Sr. Sounds like he had a great life and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Brian & Lisa Kristiansen

Michael Newland Sep 15 ,2020

Mike and Laurie, thoughts and prayers guys....tough times, but know Mike Sr. is in a better place. God Bless. He's drinking a Coors Light right now..... Mike and Karen Newland

Todd and Angela Jarvis Sep 15 ,2020

Sister & Brother in law to Mark ,Independence ,Missouri

Mark & Melissa, Todd and I are very sorry for the loss of your Father. Please know both you, your Mother, and your entire family are in our thoughts and prayers. Love to you all! Todd & Angela Jarvis

The Verhille Family Sep 15 ,2020

Friends ,Marion ,Iowa

Mitchell’s, Condolences on your loss. Hang on to the good memories. They become the legacy he leaves you. The Verhille Family

Theresa Gosslee Sep 15 ,2020

Friend of son Mike and Mark ,Clackamas ,Oregon

My condolences to the family for your loss. Though I did not know Mike I do know he and Joan raised a good family, and left a nice legacy in them. His soul is in my prayers. Theresa

michelle allmandinger Sep 15 ,2020

friend ,Marion ,Iowa

Mike, Byron and I are so sorry to hear about your Dad. I know how much you loved him and the countless trips you made to see him and your Mom. Love to you, Laurie and the family. ❤

Byron Allmandinger Sep 15 ,2020

Friend, co worker, long time ago golf buddy ,Marion ,Iowa

My deepest sympathies to Mike, Laurie and the Mitchell family. May God provide for you during this time.

Kathy Torno Roat Sep 15 ,2020

Family friend from CR ,Des Moines ,Iowa

Lynn! There are no words. None sufficient anyway. Love to all of you.

Jim & Kathy McP Sep 16 ,2020

friend of Mike & Lori ,Marion ,Iowa

You and your family are in our prayers. I know that as you play the rest of your round, it will be obvious that "HE'S in there!" God Bless.

Janet and Richard Lanier Sep 16 ,2020

Friend of Mike ,Dallas ,Texas

Lifting your family in prayer, Mike. May the many memories you have of your dad carry you through this difficult time. Janet and Richard

Susan Scardino Forrey Sep 16 ,2020

Niece ,San Diego ,California

Dearest Aunt Joan, Cousins Mike, Lynnie, Terry and Mark, We are so very sorry for the tremendous loss of Uncle Mike!! He was such a wonderful brother to our Mom, your Aunt Pat. He always teased her and called her “Baby Sister” We heard countless stories of the shenanigans of their childhood in their beloved,Joliet, Illinois. He will truly be missed!!! We send you all much love, sympathy and prayers and are sad we cannot be there to hold your hands as you say goodbye. Much Love, Your cousins, Susie, Steve, Shaunie, Stacy, Sasha and all of the Scardinos!!!

Kim Holman Swanson Sep 20 ,2020

Classmate of Lynn’ from CR Washington ,Clearwater ,Florida

Lynn- My sincere condolences to you and your family on the loss of your father.