Wayne Mitchell was born in the Town of Warren, Wisconsin, Feb. 24, 1939, to Clarence and Esther (Joslin) Mitchell. Died Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at AngelsGrace Hospice, Oconomowoc.
Graduated from Berlin High School. U.S. Army service (1958-1960). Married Rae Ellen Rhodes on June 24, 1961, in Milwaukee. Moved to Oconomowoc to work at Pabst Dairy Farms in 1964. Retired from Golden Guernsey Dairy in 2005. Resided most recently at Marquardt Village, Watertown.
Survived by wife, (Rae) Ellen Mitchell; daughters, Pamela Mitchell, Tucson, Arizona and Sheila Mitchell, Westerville, Ohio; daughters and sons-in-law, Jodi and David Fuson, Lincoln, Nebraska, Kris and Charles Williams, Sun Prairie; son, Scott Mitchell, Ojai, California; 13 grandchildren; sister, Karen Bell, Green Valley, Arizona; brothers, Dean Mitchell, Elko, Nevada, Gary Mitchell, Red Granite.
Preceded in death by brother, Lynne Mitchell.
Memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 21, at First Congregational United Church of Christ, Watertown. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to AngelsGrace Hospice or the church.
Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Sercie
611 E. Main St., Watertown