Thomas Mitchell

Thomas Lindsay Mitchell, 69, George, Iowa, died Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, at the Sanford Sheldon Medical Center in Sheldon, Iowa.

A private family burial will be at Evergreen Lawn Cemetery in George.

Thomas Mitchell was born April 5, 1948, to Delmer and Phyllis (Horne) Mitchell in Luverne. He was raised in Luverne and attended Luverne High School. He continued his education in 1972 at Willmar Technical Institute studying technical illustrated.

Tom lived in many parts of the area including Luverne and Sheldon prior to moving to George in 2014. He worked as a manager, a QC technician, and a printing press operator for most of his life, where he displayed a knack for solving problems and improving efficiency.

Tom was a man of many hobbies. He enjoyed gardening, hunting, fishing, flying and building aircraft. He mostly enjoyed the time spent with his grandchildren. He made sure to keep them supplied with a new batch of cookies every couple of weeks. He also enjoyed his two golden retrievers, Piper and Lucy.

Tom is survived by two sons, Matt (Sherry) Mitchell, George, and Seth Mitchell, Eden Prairie; four grandchildren, Kirra, Mason, Sydney and Kade Mitchell; brothers Bill Mitchell of Kenneth, Jack (Cheryl) Mitchell of Brandon, South Dakota, and Michael Mitchell of St. Cloud; sister Jean (Lester) Norberg of Soldier, Kansas; and many nieces, nephews and other extended family.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Kriston; his parents; a brother, Delmer Mitchell; and a sister, Cynthia Stroud.

 Arrangements are provided by Jurrens Funeral Home of George, www.jurrensfuneralhome.com.

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