Beverly G. Mitchell

Born: Tue., Mar. 14, 1933
Died: Tue., May 22, 2018


Visitation

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., May 29, 2018
Location: Scheuermann-Hammer Funeral Home

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Wed., May 30, 2018
Location: Grace Lutheran Church


Memorial Service

11:00 AM Wed., May 30, 2018
Location: Grace Lutheran Church


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Beverly G. (Linden) Mitchell, age 85 of Amery, WI,  passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at her home,  surrounded by her loving family, following a very brief battle with cancer.  

Beverly Gladys Mitchell was “older than dirt” born on March 14, 1933  in Clear Lake, WI , the daughter of  John Clarence & Mildred (Brandt) Linden.   She grew up in Clear Lake, was baptized and confirmed at Grace Lutheran Church and graduated from Clear Lake High School in 1951.    Bev was married to Ramon “Bud” Mitchell on  June 7, 1952  at  Grace Lutheran Church in Clear Lake and lived for a short time in St. Paul, MN.    They moved back to Clear Lake and together raised 3 children, Craig, Timothy & Kim.   In addition to being a homemaker, over the years Bev worked as the treasurer for the Village of Clear Lake and as a secretary for over 20 years for the Clear Lake School District.  She was a life time member of Grace Lutheran Church and was active in the ladies aid.  Bev was a charter member of the VFW in Clear Lake and lifetime member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. In her spare time, she enjoyed camping, traveling, attending events, plays, dancing and playing cards.   Bev loved to socialize and visit with her family and many friends.  She was also a very active fitness member of her elder community, receiving the “All Star Silver Sneakers” award.   Bev was especially known for summarizing her outlook on life by the saying, “It is what it is.”

Bev is preceded in death by her husband, Ramon “Bud” Mitchell;  parents, John & Mildred Linden;
brother, Leon (Marion) Linden; sisters, Lucinda (Henry) Klawitter & Betty (Melvin) Milius;  
in-laws, John & Gladys Mitchell, Betty Rosengren,  Harlan Mumm & K. Fred Albrecht .  

Survived by
Sons & Daughter
Craig (Rita) Mitchell  –  Englewood, FL & Balsam Lake, WI
Tim (Colleen) Mitchell  –  New Richmond, WI
Kim (Mark) Halverson – Coon Rapids, MN

7 Grandchildren
Nathan (Julie) Mitchell  –  New Richmond, WI
Josh (Roula) Mitchell  –  Somerset, WI
Bethany (Casey) Hahn  –  Somerset, WI
Leah Halverson  –  Maple Grove, MN
Luke Mitchell (Lacey Seman)  –  New Richmond, WI
Christine Halverson  –   Elk River, MN
Jason (Emily) Mitchell   –   Amery, WI

11 Great-Grandchildren
Emery, Elsie & Iyla Mitchell;  Austin & Linnea Mitchell;  Sydney, Mason & Nola Hahn
Kaiya Mitchell, Cecilia & Jordy Mitchell

Sisters
Mary L. Mumm  –  Clayton, WI    &    Geraldine Albrecht  –  Rice Lake, WI

Many Nieces, Nephews, Family & Friends

Memorial Services will be held on Wednesday May 30, 2018, 11 A.M at Grace Lutheran Church in Clear Lake, WI with a lunch to follow.  There will be a visitation on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at the Scheuermann-Hammer Funeral Home in Clear Lake from 5 - 8 pm and one hour prior to the  service on Wednesday at Grace Church.      Pastor Ellery Groth will be conducting the service with Judy Weber the music.  Special Honors will be conducted at the  visitation by the Clear Lake VFW Ladies Auxiliary. Interment will be at the Clear Lake Cemetery.  

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Lu Ann Friday ( Johnson)
   Posted Fri May 25, 2018
My sympathy and condolences to the Mitchell family for the loss of your mom.
I remember her when she was secretary at Clear Lake school. She was always so nice and she cared about the students. I had a rough junior year and she always had the right words and so kind to me. I will never forget Mrs Mitchell. 😢

Carlene Johnson-Rechenmacher
   Posted Mon May 28, 2018
Aunt Bev was my "Most Fun Aunt". She would tell stories about how my Mom and Dad met and insisted that she was her parents "favorite" since they stopped having children after she was born as she "was the perfect one". I loved to play cards with her and when ever we were together we did so. She was a predictable Christmas Cookie Baker, storing them away in her freezer. We had many memorable camping trips together. I did not know until recently that she was an avid puzzle "affectionado". She will be missed by all of her friends and family as well of all of the organizations that she contributed time and effort to.
We will miss you Aunt Bev, now you can be without pain. Just remember Heaven is a Non-Smoking Venue!!! Carlene (Older Than Dirt Niece)

Cindy Conrad
   Posted Tue May 29, 2018
Dear Mitchell Family, All my love and sympathy to you at this hard time. Bev was quite the gal to say the least. I think the last time I saw her was sitting on a folding chair outside Nilssen's store selling poppies! She always seemed to have a handful ready to sell. I think that myself, and almost every student that lined the halls of Clear Lake high school would agree that she was much more than a school secretary that somehow put up with Mr. G!! She was a friend, a Mom, or someone that seemed to care if you didn't think anyone else did. So I say, "Thank-you" for sharing her with us. Memories are a wonderful thing. And I know when I think of her, I will always smile. xoxox

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