April 13, 1920 - July 30, 2017
Margaret E. Mitchell, 97 years of age from Minden died on Sunday, July 30, 2017 at Kearney County Health Services-Hospital in Minden. Funeral services will be on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Minden with Rev. Christopher Hazzard officiating. Burial will be in the Minden Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral service at the church. Craig Funeral Home in Minden is in charge of arrangements. Margaret was born on April 13, 1920 in Custer County to Dave and Chloe (Johnston) McCullough. Margaret attended school to the 8th grade. On January 28, 1939 she married Cletis Mitchell and in 1946 they moved to the Platte river valley and farmed near Newark. Margaret was an avid gardener, quilted for family and friends, raised chickens, canned, was a great cook and the family all remembers her pancakes. Margaret enjoyed playing cards with family and friends, especially Hand & Foot. Survivors include daughter, Nancy Petersen and husband, Bill of Minden; daughter in-law, Adele Mitchell of Kearney; four grandchildren, Mike Mitchell of Kearney, Ginger Gary of Kearney, Jim Petersen of Minden, and John Petersen and wife, Pam of McCool Junction; four great grandchildren, Bob Moreau of Lincoln, Allison Leonard of Chadron, Allie Petersen of Blair and Evan Petersen of McCool Junction; three great great grandchildren; sister in-law, Shirley McCullough of Broken Bow; brother, Rex McCullough of Grand Island; half-sister, Alma Kaps of Miller and many nieces and nephews. Margaret is preceded in death by her husband, son, Leroy Mitchell, granddaughter, Terrie Moreau, brothers, Wesley and Alfred McCullough and sisters, Marie Keys, Vesta Eloe, Gertrude Pirnie and Hilda and Faye McCulley.
Margaret E. Mitchell, 97 years of age from Minden died on Sunday, July 30, 2017 at Kearney County Health Services-Hospital in Minden. Funeral services will be on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Minden... View Obituary & Service Information
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