Olden Mitchell, 100

Olden D. Mitchell, 100, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 8, at Timbercrest Senior Living Community in North Manchester.

He was born in Boones Mill, Va. on Sept. 14, 1912. He was married to Myrtle Belle Hartgerink on June 18, 1940 until her death in 1997. He held a Masters of Divinity and a Doctorate of Ministry from Bethany Seminary, and served as a pastor in the Church of the Brethren for over 70 years, including 11 years at Lincolnshire in Fort Wayne.

He is survived by his wife, Doris Miller, North Manchester; three children, Ronald (Audrey), McConnellsburg, Pa., Vernon, San Diego, Cali., and Janet, Leo; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two step great-grandchildren, and his brother Floyd, as well as three step-children and their families.

The memorial service will be held on Friday, Nov. 29, at 2 p.m. at the Manchester Church of the Brethren.

Posted on 2013 Sep 09