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Information for Delos G. Hoke Mitchell
25 November, 1906 4 January, 1994
The Idaho Press-Tribune
5 January, 1994

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 Delos Dee Mitchell
Delos "Dee" Mitchell, 87, of Nampa, died Tuesday, Jan. 4, 1994, at a Nampa care center.  Memorial services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 7, 1994, at the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.  Rev. Larry Crisp of the Nampa First Christian Church will officiate.  Private family interment will follow.
    Dee Mitchell was born Nov. 25, 1906, at Union, Oregon, to John and Hazel Hoke.  In 1923 she moved to Kuna with her parents where she was reared and educated, graduating from Kuna High School.  She later graduated from Albion Normal School.  She married Lester J. Mitchell on May 14, 1927, in Nampa, where they made their home.  From this union, two daughters were born.  Dee was a life member of the Nampa First Christian Church.  She was also Past President and Charter Member of the Nampa Lady Elks, past member of the Bennett Community Club and Past President of the Nampa Womans Century Club.  Her greatest love was for her family and her grandchildren.  Many will remember Dee for her beautiful flowers and garden.
    She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Lester J. Mitchell, Nampa; 2 daughters, Marlene Colley, Nampa, Joan Lenz and her husband Ray, Melba; 2 sisters, Mick Shaver, Nampa, June Brown, Joseph, Oregon; 3 grandchildren, Bob Lenz and his wife Deberea, Cordova, Alaska, Mike Lenz and his wife Cyndi, Melba, Susan Muchow and her husband Devin, Melba; 10 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, 1 sister and 1 brother.
    The family suggests memorial contributions to the Idaho Youth Ranch. 1416 W. Franklin, Boise, Idaho 63702; the Elks Rehabilitation Hospital, P.O. Box 1100, Boise, Idaho 83701; or flowers may be sent.

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