(Murray) Mitchell, age 75 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on Tuesday, June
She was born on May
4, 1945, in Ann Arbor, MI, to John and Nancy (Hughitt) Murray.
survived by her children, Jim (Laurie) Mitchell, Sean (Mary) Mitchell,
Timothy (Dana) Mitchell, Michael Mitchell, Daniel Mitchell, Ann (Raymond
Horlacher) Mitchell and Kathleen (James) Kerr; brothers, John (Sue) Murray,
Thomas (Pat Laughlin) Murray, Dennis Murray and James (Dianne) Murray;
grandchildren, R.J., Emily, Ryan, Joshua, Peter and Lillian.
She was preceded in
death by her parents and husband, Ralph James Mitchell, Jr.
Patricia was a
graduate of St. Mary's High School in Michigan City, Creighton University
and Valparaiso University. She taught for almost 40 years at Westchester
Middle and Chesterton Intermediate Schools. She was recent past President of
the Northwest Indiana Genealogy Society (NWIGS) and volunteered at the
Chesterton Museum. Patricia was an avid reader and loved traveling,
researching her family lineage and spending time with her family.
Visitation will be
held on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., at Edmonds &
Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304. Burial to take place
at Chesterton Cemetery. Funeral Mass will be private.
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