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Service Saturday for Franklin D. Mitchell, Sr.

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Franklin D. Mitchell, Sr., age 80 of Celestine, IN, passed away on May 6, 2018.

He was born on October 18, 1937, to Wilburn and Modean Mitchell, both of whom preceded him in death.

He is survived by his wife, Billie Mitchell; and by his children: Franklin D. Mitchell, Jr., Cynthia (Shayne) Perdue, Cheryl (Skyler) Arney, and Radine (Donald) Oden. He was a loving grandfather to eleven, a devoted great-grandfather to seventeen, and an uncle to many nieces and nephews.

He is also preceded in death by his children Chris Danielson, Michelle Singer, and James Danielson.

Franklin was a member of East Gary Jaycees, and a member of the Lake Station Park Board.

A Graveside Service will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2018, at 11 a.m., at Ridgelawn Cemetery, 4401 W. Ridge Rd., Gary, IN.

The family will receive friends on Friday, May 11, 2018, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m., at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S. 2nd St., Chesterton, IN.

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Posted 5/10/2018




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