Betty K. Mitchell

Thursday, April 26, 2007

Betty K. Mitchell, 90, of Cassville, passed away Monday, April 23, 2007, in St. John s Regional Health Center, Springfield.

She was born Sept. 27, 1916, in Carthage, Ill., the daughter of William and Bertha Anna (Stump) Klattenberg. On Dec. 24, 1940, she was united in marriage to Albert George Mitchell who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents and two sisters.

Survivors include: a daughter, Claudia Mitchell, of Cassville; two sisters, Helen Hanford, of Boise, Idaho, and Emmylou Norris, of Columbia; two grandchildren, Jon Oesterreicher of Highlandville, and Cheri Skidmore, of Delta, Colo.; and five great-grandchildren.

She received her education in Illinois where she taught in a one room schoolhouse for 10 years. She moved to Denver, Colo., and taught high school for 30 years. After retiring she was a Director for AARP and lived on the Western Slope around Delta, Colo. She loved to travel and had been to Alaska, Canada, Europe and Hawaii. She was of the Missouri Synod Lutheran Faith.

Local arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.

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