Olden D. Mitchell
Olden D. Mitchell, 100
Sept. 14, 1912 - Sept. 8, 2013
NORTH MANCHESTER — Olden D. Mitchell, 100, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at Timbercrest Senior Living Community in North Manchester. Born in Boones Mill, Va., on Sept. 14, 1912, he was married to Myrtle Belle Hartgerink on June 18, 1940, until her death in 1997.
He held a masters of divinity and a doctorate of ministry from Bethany Seminary and served as a pastor in the Church of the Brethren for more than 70 years, including serving as interim pastor at the Elkhart City Church of the Brethren and the Goshen City Church of the Brethren.
He is survived by his wife, Doris Miller,of North Manchester; three children, Ronald (Audrey) of McConnellsburg, Pa., Vernon of San Diego, and Janet of Leo; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two stepgreat-grandchildren; and his brother Floyd; as well as three stepchildren and their families.
The memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, at Manchester Church of the Brethren.