Mitchell, Wilbert

December 22, 1924 - October 29, 2016

mitchell-picMITCHELL, John Wilbert (Web)Peacefully at CEE Hospital at the age of 91.  Beloved husband of Shirley (nee Brain) for 65 years.  Father of Dave & Pauline Mitchell, Murray & Pat Mitchell, Ken and Liz Mitchell, Leonard & Josie Mitchell, Cathy & Ernie Hanson, Neil & Laura Mitchell, 31 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.  Sadly missed by brother Jim Mitchell, sisters Lil Hoskin, Marie DeKeyser, Betty Johnson, Reta McLean, Donna Oliver and Doris Storey (Ed), numerous nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by parents, Andrew and Lillie (Welch) Mitchell, granddaughter Helen Bailey, brother in laws Joe Hoskin, Don Youngs, Earl Johnson, Jack McLean, Cliff Oliver; sister in law Sonja Mitchell.

Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 from 4:00 to 8:00pm.

Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 11:00am from the funeral home. Interment to follow at Oil Springs Cemetery.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Canadian Cancer Society, C.E.E. Hospital Foundation or Oil Springs United Church.

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  1. To all the Mitchell Families, so sorry to hear about the passing of Wilbert. Thinking of you all at this difficult time. Ron and Maureen Bailey and Families !!!

  2. Our sincere sympathy to the Mitchell families on the passing of Wilbert. Many fond memories over the years.

  3. Cathy, Ernie and family
    We are sorry for the loss of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time. Sincere Sympathy,
    Bernie and Heather

  4. Our deepest sympathy to all the Mitchell family, thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time.

    Dianne McLean and Carl Gadsby

  5. Our sincere sympathy to Shirley and her family following the death of Wilbert. He certainly will be missed. He and Shirley were special friends of my parents and spent many times together camping with a large number of other camping couples., pot luck suppers, square dancing and playing cards. Lots of memories. Murray and Bette Northcott

  6. To The Mitchell Family

    So sorry to hear of the passing of your father. Know that we are thinking of you at this time of sorrow.

  7. Shirley and Mitchell family We are all sorry to hear of Wilbert’s passing. There were lots of great times spent between my dad (Fred Welch) and mom Helen whether it was at home or in Florida. They were good friends and they will be reminiscing now together. Will be thinking about you all at this difficult time.
    Helen, Kim, Lorrie, Wendy, Jennifer Welch and families

  8. Leonard and Josie and family… our deepest condolences to you all, thinking of you during this difficult time

  9. Dear Shirley & Family, We were so sorry to hear of Web’s passing. He was a good man and always ready to lend a helping hand. We will always treasure our memories of him and his infectious laugh. Our sincere sympathy in the loss of a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.

  10. Our sincere sympathy to you Dave and Pauline and your entire family. May great memories bring a smile to your faces soon.

  11. Dave, Pauline, and family,
    Sorry to read about the passing of your father/father-in-law/grandfather. My thoughts are with you at this sad time. May pleasant memories bring you peace.

  12. Our deepest sympathy to all the Mitchell family on the passing of Wilbert. Cherish all the memories you have of happy times, and we pray that these memories will help ease the pain of the grief you are feeling now.