William George “Bill” Mitchell, of St. Charles, Mo., died on Sunday, June 3, 2012 at the age of 65. Devoted husband of Mary Ann Mitchell NEE: Kell; dear son of the late John W. and Mary Margaret Mitchell; cherished father of Kenneth R. (Kristin) Mitchell, Matthew T. Mitchell; loving stepfather of Patrick E. (Allison) Midden, Susan C. Midden, and Bridget K. (Bill) Hempel; grandfather of Karter, Kellen, Kwinn, Annabelle, Daniel, and Emma; brother of Barbara (Steve) Critchfield; treasured by many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. He is preceded in death by, Donna N. Mitchell, former wife and her parents, Carl H. and Veneta M. Nuessen; grandson, Nicholas Midden; and nephew, Brian Nuessen. He worked in the heavy machinery business for 35 years. Bill proudly served his country in the Army during the Vietnam War. He was also active and served in various associations in the equipment industry, and a lifelong boating enthusiast.
The family is being served by The Baue Funeral and Memorial Center, 3950 West Clay Street, St. Charles, Mo. where visitation will be held Thursday, June 7, 2012 4-8 p.m. Funeral Service 10 a.m., Friday, June 8, 2012 at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church, 1424 First Capitol Drive South, St. Charles, Mo. Interment Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. Memorials may be made to American Heart Association and American Cancer Society.