November 17, 1933 – Monday, November 28, 2011
Buffalo United Methodist Church
Friday, December 2, 2011
Merton Mitchell was born November 17, 1933, at Ocheydan, Iowa, the oldest child of Donald and Lillian Mitchell.
Mert attended school at Shady Nook and Round Lake, Minnesota. He lived with his parents and farmed until 1977, when he moved to Round Lake with his mother and worked for the City of Round Lake as a maintenance worker until 1998. For the past thirteen years he resided in Buffalo, Minnesota, at Sunrise Assisted Living and Sunrise Cottages of Buffalo.
Merton was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by brothers Maurice (Bev) of Dublin, California, and Gerald of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and sisters Diane Coyle of Littleton, Colorado, Sharon Daugherty (Wayne) of Apple Valley, Minnesota, and Mary Ellen Johnson (Carl) of Buffalo, Minnesota, fifteen nieces and nephews, and twenty-five grand-nieces and nephews.
Mort loved his family, John Deere tractors, lawn mowers, of any kind, and country music.
A memorial service for Merton Mitchell will be held on Friday December 2, at the Buffalo United Methodist Church at 11:00 a.m.