Greensburg — Elizabeth J. “Boo” Mitchell, 100, of St. Paul, passed away August 25, 2013 at her home.
She was born August 22, 1913 in Eureka, Ill., the daughter of Walker and Minnie (Barney) Ewing. She was a graduate of Eureka College. She married Robert Mitchell on May 30, 1936 and he preceded her in death in 2008. She was a member of the St. Paul Christian Church and lived in the area for 75 years.
She is survived by her sons, Wally (Mary) Mitchell, Bob (Kathy) Mitchell and Bill (Dianna) Mitchell; her sister Annette Ewing Kreider; 9 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; sister, Minamaree Ewing Innes; brother, Don Ewing; grandson Robert W. Mitchell.
A celebration of life service will begin at 1:30 p.m. August 31 at the St. Paul Christian Church. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Paul Christian Church in the care of Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home.
The family is grateful to the many caregivers who played a major role in her ability to stay in her home. Her years of service to her church and community will leave a major void in many lives.