George Monroe Mitchell
1955 - 2020
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GEORGE MONROE MITCHELL
August 9, 1955 September 5, 2020
George Monroe Mitchell passed away surrounded by loving family and caring hospital staff at Memorial Hospital on Saturday, September 5, 2020 after a short illness in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
George was born in Tucumcari, NM on August 9, 1955 to Leonard R. Mitchell and Elyzabeth Maurine Mock Mitchell who preceded George in death. George was raised on the family farm at Bellview, NM and attended school at Grady NM, NMSU, CSU and graduated from Eastern New Mexico State University. George found his calling in the computer industry and particular enjoyed his job at HP. George enjoyed spending time out of doors and especially the Colorado mountains. His church, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, was his source of strength and guidance. After moving to Colorado Springs, George met his wife Penny Anne who gave him love and peace. George found great pleasure in getting together with friends and family.
George is survived by his wife, Penny Anne; daughter Cayla (Tony); sons: Robert, Michael, Joshua (Martha); and grandchildren: Abby, Hayden, and Bailey; step children: Joel (Ruth) and Jason (Natalie); step-grandchildren: Rebekah, John; his sister, Helen Maurine Meagher (John Buzzy); and brother Leonard "Lucky" R. Mitchell Jr. (Sue). He is also survived by many cousins in New Mexico and Colorado.
A memorial service for the family will be held at Holy Cross Lutheran Church on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 1 PM, with streaming available online for friends and family to honor social distancing. www.holycrosscs.org
Donations to organizations he volunteered with please, in lieu of flowers or food: Boy Scouts of America, Pikes Peak Council, Shooting Sports or Holy Cross Lutheran Church Facilities Fund. Cards welcome.




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Published in The Gazette on Sep. 10, 2020.
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September 19, 2020
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I am so sorry for the family’s loss!
I am blown away.....so much thought we would find a day to catch up!
George and I were friends and roommates at Colorado State University.
Loved George for his upbeat positive attitude!
Prayers!
Rick Elhart
Friend
September 12, 2020
Penny, Ruth, Joel and all of George's family - May God bless you as you mourn your loss and celebrate the life of George Monroe Mitchell. George was such a giving man! This is a huge loss. Take care of yourselves and each other. Know that he is with God and awaiting the bodily resurrection. We will all be together again. Stay strong in your faith! Your Brother in Christ, Bruce "Oly" Olson
Bruce D. Olson
Friend
September 10, 2020
George and I use to have loads of in the summertime. Riding horses and motorcycle. He was always a clown. He will always be remembered and missed.
Mary Jacob
Friend
September 10, 2020
George and I use to have loads of in the summertime. Riding horses and motorcycle. He was always a clown. He will always be remembered and missed.
Mary Jacob
September 10, 2020
My condolences to family and friend of George. George was a co-worker. He was always so friendly and pleasant to work with and will be missed.

Rest in peace George, you are in the hands of the Savior.
Joanie Pettiford
Coworker
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