Marks Mortuary - Wood River Illinois

Since 1901, Marks Mortuary has been recognized for providing
Riverbend families with the finest in funeral services...
The Tradition and Excellence Continues.

Donald J. Mitchell, 81, passed away 8:52 am, Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at his residence.

Born May 27, 1938 in Alton, he was the son of Charles and Marie (Calame) Mitchell.

A longtime member of Wood River Lion's Club and Wood River Moose Lodge #1349, he co-owned and operated Ace Printing in Rosewood Heights for 49 years.

On May 15. 1970 at Calvary Baptist Church in Alton, he married Carolyn Butler.  She survives.

Surviving also are sons, Dwayne (Sheryne) Mitchell in Minnesota, Jeffrey Mitchell (Mary Bignault) in Georgia; daughters, Debbie Morris in Missouri. April Mitchell in Godfrey; several grand and great grandchildren; brother, Ronald (Fran) Mitchell in Georgia; sisters, Patricia (Alvin) in Arizona and Ruthie (Delbert) Brooks of Alton.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Steven Mitchell' and brother, Michael Mitchell.

Visitation will be from 9 am until time of service at 11 am, Saturday at Marks Mortuary in Wood River.  Pastor George Humbert will officiate.

Burial will follow in Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.

Memorials may be made to the "Camp Lion Program" in care of the Wood River Lions Club.