Harlen Earl Mitchell

Born: Thu., Dec. 26, 1929
Died: Fri., Jun. 12, 2015


11:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Sat., Jun. 20, 2015
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

Graveside Service

12:00 PM Sat., Jun. 20, 2015
Location: Oblong Cemetery

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Mr. Harlen Earl Mitchell, age 85, of Toledo, Ohio, died June 12, 2015 at the Carolinas Medical Center, Pineville, N. C. after several months of declining health.

Harlen was born in Oblong, IL Dec. 26, 1929 to Henry Mitchell and Margaret (Price) Mitchell, was educated in the Oblong Township Schools, attended in Eastern Illinois University, then graduated with an electrical engineering degree from University of Illinois, joined the U. S. Navy and was a commissioned officer on Dec. 15, 1951, married Wilma Louise (Schlosser) who died in 2002.  Mr. Mitchell was an electrical engineer and worked for Owens-Corning Fiberglass in Newark, Ohio and eventually moved to corporate headquarters in Toledo, Ohio.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Steven and Ramona Mitchell of Charlotte, N. C; a daughter and son-in-law, Julie Ann  and Lee Martinez, Carrollton, TX., five grandchildren and nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and a brother, James Kenneth Mitchell.

A graveside funeral service will be conducted at 12:00 noon Saturday June 20, 2015 at the Oblong Cemetery, Oblong, IL with a one hour visitation preceding the graveside service at Pulliam Funeral Home in Oblong, IL.  Memorials to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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