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Gus Mitchell

Oct. 7, 1937 - July 17, 2006

ARANSAS PASS, Texas — Gus Mitchell, 68, of Aransas Pass, Texas, passed away July 17, 2006, at Christus Spohn Shoreline Hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas, after an extended illness. 

He was born Oct.7, 1937, in Anderson and graduated from Anderson High School in 1957. In the 1960s, he worked at the City of Anderson Power and Light. In 1967 he started working for Reynolds Aluminum, retiring after 20 years. 

Gus served in the Indiana National Guard. His hobbies included woodworking, fishing, IU basketball and traveling to arts and craft shows. 

He is survived by a son, Ted; brother, Peter G. Mitchell of Daleville and special friend, Sharon Heath of Anderson; three sisters, Mary Armington of Anderson, Bessie Adams of Pompano Beach, Fla. and Penny (husband, Halford) Seybert of Anderson; several nieces and nephews; special friends, Brenda Teerlink, Ron Spencer and Chuck and Jean Hightower, all of Aransas Pass, Texas.

Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Home with the Rev. Marvin Baker officiating. Burial will be at East Maplewood Cemetery. 

He was preceded in death by his wife, Donna Rae Mitchell; and parents, Theodore and Soteria Mitchell. 

Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Christus Spohn Health System Kieschnick Guest House, 1702 2nd Street, Corpus Christi, Texas, 78404. 

Online condolences: www.brownbutzdiedring.com or theheraldbulletin.com.

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