CONNEAUT - Robert Mitchell, 75, of State Street, died Monday, Jan. 6, 2003, at UHHS Brown Memorial Hospital of a probable coronary.
He was born Sept. 2, 1927, in Cudahy, Wis. He moved to Conneaut in 1948.
Mr. Mitchell was a World War II veteran, serving with the U.S. Navy in the Pacific.
He was a member and former governor of the Conneaut Moose Lodge and was a member, officer and former manager of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Club in Conneaut. At one time, he managed a CLYO baseball team, as well as a slow-pitch softball team.
Mr. Mitchell had been employed as a meat cutter at area grocery stores and retired as head custodian at Conneaut High School. For the past two years, he was employed in the security department at Millennium Chemicals in Ashtabula.
He enjoyed golfing, carpentry, his family and his pet dog, Wesley.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Louise (Kuhn); four daughters, Linda Lucas and Susan Kelley, both of Conneaut, Joann Smith of North Kingsville, and Barbara Sinderly of Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada; two sons, Robert of Conneaut, and Wayne Mitchell of Lakewood; two sisters, Virginia Brown of Madison, and Geralding Bartlett of McKane, Pa.; ten grandchildren, Gloria Liocano, Michele McVoy, Greg Lucas Jr., Kelly Greaves, Shannon Kulyk, Corey Smith, Christina Smith, Kayla and Sarah Mitchell, and Dakoda Sinderly; and four great-grandchildren.
Mr. Mitchell was preceded in death by his mother, Mae Sonoski, and three sisters, Gladys Knitter, Dolores Schimelemin and Beatrice Safrano.
At Mr. Mitchell's request, there are no calling hours or services.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Conneaut Rescue Squad or the CLYO. Envelopes are available at the Marcy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 208 Liberty St., Conneaut.