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Theo V. Mitchell

Theo V. Mitchell, 93, of Champaign, passed away at 8:25 p.m., Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Meadowbrook Healthcare Center, Urbana.

mitchellShe was born Nov. 10, 1923 in Tolono, a daughter of Thee and Elsie (Blair) Watt. She married Albert Mitchell in June 1945. He passed away in July 1973.

Also preceding her in death were her parents, two sisters, one brother, and one son, Thomas Mitchell.

Survivors include two sons, Albert (Cathy) Mitchell, Jr. and Kurt (Donna) Mitchell, both of Champaign; one sister, Pauline Weaver, of Effingham, Ill.; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Before moving to Champaign, Mrs. Mitchell worked at the Woolworth store in Mattoon, where she managed the lunch counter. Upon moving to Champaign in the late 60’s, she worked at Magnavox and later was employed at Champaign Surplus where she was floor manager before her retirement.

She performed many charitable deeds during her lifetime, including assisting with “Meals on Wheels” and working with the Developmental Services Center to assist many of their participants in recreational activities, with bowling being her primary focus.

Bowling and crossword puzzles were among her favorite activities.

Heath and Vaughn Funeral Home, 201 N. Elm, Champaign, is assisting the family with arrangements.

A private gathering will be held at a later date.

Online condolences may be offered at www.HeathandVaughn.com.