Marilyn G. Mitchell

Marilyn Mitchell PhotoMarilyn Mitchell

Marilyn G. Mitchell, left this earth to join her cherished husband in heaven on November 24, 2014.  Born on October 3, 1937 in Ashton, Idaho, Marilyn was raised on a farm by two loving parents, along with eight siblings.

After graduating from North Fremont High School in Ashton, she attended the University of Idaho where she earned a degree in home economics.  On June 26th, 1960 Marilyn married Ladd Alexander Mitchell whom she referred to as “the nicest man on earth!”  Marilyn and Ladd had two children, Mark Lane Mitchell and Christa Ann (Mitchell) Davis.  She later had ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Marilyn’s hobbies included: sewing, knitting, spinning, writing poetry, playing piano, singing show tunes and dancing with her sweetheart.  Marilyn was loved by many for her straightforward, friendly, and sincere demeanor.

A funeral service in Marilyn’s honor will be held at the Evangelical Free Church of the Palouse at 10:00 am Monday, December 1st.  The burial will occur in Ephrata, Washington at 11:00 am, Tuesday, December 2nd.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Short’s Funeral Chapel, Moscow, and online condolences may be sent to


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