Obituary: Harold Mitchell, Jr.

Minnesota SAR Life Member Harold Thomas Mitchell, Jr., of Bloomington has passed away at age 89. Here is his obituary.

Born at home in 1932 to Harold and Lucy Harsin Mitchell in Louisville, KY. Born again at 13. Absent from the body and present with the Lord July 21, 2021. He married Genevieve Bess Rickman June 1955, beginning a wonderful marriage of love and service till her passing January 29, 2020. Their children are H. Thomas (Kathleen), Lea Fritsch (Gerald), Todd (Monica) and Tore (Deborah). Harold leaves 8 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and 10 foster children. Harold was an electrical engineer with a distinguished career spanning Bell Labs, Boeing, Honeywell and, for 27 years beginning in 1964, 3M. He led a miraculous life, being one of the earliest survivors of traumatic liver separation following a vehicle accident at 16. Harold was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Mary Ellen and Suzanne and brother Merle. Harold and Bess were born into Christian homes. They and their 4 children accepted Jesus Christ as their Savior. The two are now serving the Lord in their eternal home.

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