Mary Kathryn Mitchell

Mary Kathryn (Markey) Mitchell, 84, of Great Falls, a retired sales clerk, died of natural causes Saturday, March 23, at Peace Hospice.

A private celebration of life will take place at a later date. Schnider Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Mary was born Oct. 20, 1928, in Fairmont, W.V. She married Robert Mitchell in Denver in 1946.

Her family and friends wish her Godspeed to her new destination, where the wild bird feeders are never empty, where black coffee is always available and where greyhounds run freely with no boundaries.

Mary is survived by her daughters, Nancy Mitchell and Bobbie Batson, both of Great Falls; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Mitchell in 1979.

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Published in Great Falls Tribune on Mar. 26, 2013