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William R. Mitchell

November 23, 1933 — March 9, 2023

Glenvil

William R. Mitchell

Glenvil resident William R. Mitchell, 89, passed away Thursday, March 9, 2023, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, NE.  

 

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 14, at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings with Chaplain John Mueller officiating. Burial with military rites by Hastings Military Honor Guard will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation will be 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Monday, March 13, and one hour before the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s website. To view the service, go to William’s obituary and click the play button shown towards the bottom of the page.

 

William was born November 23, 1933, in Gentry County, MO to Herschel & Martha (Hunter) Mitchell. He graduated from Hastings High School in 1951.  William served as a Sergeant First Class in the U.S. Army from January 13, 1956 to February 29, 1976. He married Shirley LaPorte on December 24, 1954; she preceded him in death on July 10, 2007.

 

William worked for the VA Hospital in the medical supplies department. He was a member of Disabled American Veterans and Veterans of Foreign Wars. William enjoyed spending his time fishing, hunting, being with his sons and watching westerns, and taking his daughter to horse shows.

 

William was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Shirley Mitchell; and son, Greg Mitchell.

 

SURVIVORS:

Children & Spouses:             
    William Jr. & Charlotte Mitchell – Glenvil, NE

    Kathy & Todd Graves – Wellington, KS

Grandchildren:                      
    Autum Perez

    Abby Wirick

    Kayla Cusatis

    Bryce Elliott

    Dillen Marzolf

    John & Bailey Graves

    TJ Graves

    Taima Graves

Several Great-Grandchildren

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Past Services

Visitation

Monday, March 13, 2023

9:00am - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

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Visitation

Tuesday, March 14, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

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Services

Tuesday, March 14, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

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