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Larry A. Mitchell

January 19, 1939 — June 19, 2021

Larry A. Mitchell, 82, of Wayne, NE died on Saturday, June 19, 2021 at Providence Medical Center in Wayne, NE.  A celebration of life for Larry will be held on Thursday, June 24, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Wayne Country Club in Wayne, NE.  Memorials are suggested to the family for future designation.  Bressler – Munderloh – Smith Funeral Home of Wakefield is assisting the family with the services. 

Larry was born on January 19, 1939 in Sioux City, IA, the son of Benjamin “Bus” and Eileen (Jarvis) Mitchell.  He attended and graduated from Allen High School in 1957.  Following graduation, he entered the United States Navy.  After his discharge from the Navy, Larry returned home where he worked with Ellis Electric for several years.  On May 7, 1975, Larry was united in marriage to Betty Wolter.  Larry started Mitchell Electric in 1990.  He worked as an electrical contractor for over 50 years. 

Larry was a longtime member of Grace Lutheran Church in Wayne, NE, past member of Professional Bow hunters, Inc., present member of the Nebraska Bow hunters Association.  His love was bow hunting and sitting in the tree stand and just watching nature all around him.  He loved a long road trip on his Harley and a fine meal after reaching his destination.  Most of all he loved his family.

Larry is survived by his wife, Betty Mitchell of Wayne, NE; sons, Nick Mitchell of Norfolk, NE, Jeff (Lisa) Allen of Dodge, NE; daughters, Kris Mitchell (Rick Slocum) of Castlerock, CO, Jody (David) Wilkerson of New Bern, NC; five grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

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