Robert Mitchell's Obituary from the Casper Star Tribune
'A memorial service and celebration of life for Robert Royal Mitchell,
88, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 5, 2008, at St. Mark's Episcopal
He died on June 18, 2008.
He was born Sept. 28, 1919, in Lander, the son of Pearl Fister and Ralph
Mitchell. He graduated from Fremont Vocational High School in 1937.
He served in the Air Force from 1940 to 1945. He received radio
training, serving in California and Oregon. He served as a
communications chief for the 338th Fighter Squadron in England.
He married Marie Croskey in Denver in 1947, graduated from Barnes
Business School and attended Denver University and Casper College.
He worked as an accountant for Davis Motors in Denver.
In 1950, he moved to Casper and worked for Triangle Motors, Pathfinder
Oil, Natrona Motors, and as the office manager for Butane Power from
1962 until he retired in 1986.
He was recognized as the Boss of the Year by the Women's Credit
He was a member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church.
In retirement he enjoyed being a winter Texan for more than 20 years,
travelling to many foreign countries, square dancing, playing bridge,
and volunteering for Wyoming Medical Center and Meals on Wheels.
He is survived by his wife, Marie, children, Robert of Escondido, Calif.
and Joyce of North Salt Lake, Utah, three grandchildren, sister, Carol
Champ of Anderson, Ind., and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Leroy; and two sisters
Arrhene Adams and Helen Burns.'