August 20, 1930 – Loon Lake, SK
July 20, 2014 – Calgary, AB
After ten and a half years, Fred lost his hard fought battle with blood cancer, leaving behind his wife Jean of fifty-seven years. He is also survived by his son David A. Mitchell, daughter Denise Mitchell and her children Rebecca Steinke, Joel Mitchell (Raluca), Julie Steinke and the Mitchell and Ryland families.
Following graduation in Geology from U of S he worked for Iron One Company of Canada in Labrador, then in Fort St. John and Calgary for Pacific Petroleum and Petro Canada. During his retirement years he was an outdoorsman, a craftsman, traveller, gardener, reader and consummate handy man.
Our thanks for to Dr. Blahey and the nurses in Medical Day Care and Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Apheresis Clinic at Foothills Medical Centre, staff of Unit 93 and 94 at Rockyview General Hospital and Southwood Hospice.
He was a gentle man, forever young. We will miss him. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Fred Mitchell, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences