Sunday, January 27, 2013

Obituary: Marian Rae Mitchell - Class of 1963

MADISON - Marian Rae Mitchell, age 67, passed away peacefully at Karmenta Nursing & Rehab Retirement Home on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013. 

Marian was born in Madison, on Nov. 19, 1945, to parents, Raymond and Dorothy Mitchell and was baptized and confirmed at the South Shore Methodist Church. 

Marion is a [1963] graduate of Madison Central High School. After school, she worked as a daycare teacher, for hotels and had a passion for sewing. Marian would make wonderful embroidered gifts for her friends and family. She loved to frequent the library to escape into the fantasy of books. 

Marian's family would like to thank the staff at Karmenta for the care they have given her the past few years. Marian was preceded in death by her parents; her niece, Teresa; her nephew, Danny; her brother-in-law, Mr. "B"; her great-niece, Jessica; her aunt, Jewell and uncle, Milford and her aunt, Minnie and uncle, Weldon. 

Marian is survived by her sister, Holly; her nephews, Randy, Allen and Jamie; and her nieces, Jolene and Lisa. She is also survived by great-nieces and nephews; her great-great-nephews; and by her uncle, Melvin and aunt, Lila Ruth. 

Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at CRESS FUNERAL HOME, 3610 Speedway Road, Madison. Marian will be laid to rest next to her parents at Forest Hill Cemetery, Madison, following the services. A visitation will be held at 10 a.m. until the time of services Wednesday at CRESS FUNERAL HOME. Cress Funeral and Cremation Service 3610 Speedway Road (608) 238-3434 Please 

Originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal on January 27, 2013. Submitted by Michael Vahldieck (Class of 1968)

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