ILEAN M. MITCHELL, 92 LEAF RIVER - Ilean M. Mitchell, 92, of Leaf River, died Sunday, July 14, 2013, at home. She was born on November 4, 1926, in Polo, IL; the daughter of Paul and Lillian (Smith) Newcomer Sr. Ilean did housecleaning and was a homemaker. She married Paul Mitchell on August 26, 1955, in Polo. He died on September 4, 1992. Ilean enjoyed Gardening and flowers. Survivors include her son, John (Wendy) Mitchell Ft. Smit, Ark.; four daughters, Elizabeth "Joan" (Curt Hazelwood) Voegeli of Leaf River, Gail (Marvin) Ludwig of Polo, Lucinda "Cindy" Mitchell of Leaf River and Lyla Mitchell of Oregon; and one grandson, Trent Robinson. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one brother; and one son, Mac Newcomer. Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. July 29, 2013, at White Oak Cemetery, Rev. David Rogula will officiate. A memorial has been established for Serenity Hospice and Home. Visit the guestbook at www.burketubbs.com.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from July 17 to July 18, 2013