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Marjorie W. Halfhill Mitchel


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Marjorie W. Halfhill Mitchel Obituary

Marjorie W. Halfhill Mitchel, 96, died peacefully in her sleep January 29, 2018. Born August 11, 1921, the third of six children to Frank and Lillian Halfhill.

Marjorie graduated from Yuba City High School in 1939, whereupon she attended and graduated from Heald Business College in Sacramento.

On October 26, 1941 she married Carl N. Mitchel. During her marriage she was a home maker, mother, and bookkeeper for the family's farming operations.

Never one to sit still, upon Carl's death in 1973, she became involved in various civic organizations around Yuba City and Marysville including the Bogue Women's Club and Quota International.

For many years she served the Presbyterian Church in Marysville as clerk and editor of their newsletter as well as working as a full-time bookkeeper for the engineering firm of Gillette, Harris and Deronseau.

Due to failing health in the 1990's, she eventually moved into Windsor-Chico Creek Care and Rehab. Center in Chico where she lived the rest of her life.

She is survived by her sister, Janet (Robbie) Smith of Surprise, AZ; and three sons, Michael (Charlene) of Spring Creek, NV; Daniel (Linda) of Orland, CA; and Pat (Doris) of White, SD. She leaves behind eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Carl; and four siblings, Dorothy McGee; Louise Blankenship; William (Bill) Oren Halfhill; and Gerald (Gene) Halfhill.

According to her wishes her remains will be cremated. No funeral is planned. In lieu of flowers, please contribute to . Condolences may be sent by mail to Mike Mitchel, 361 Palace Circle, Spring Creek, NV 89815.
Published in Appeal Democrat from Feb. 1 to Feb. 5, 2018
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