Mitchell, 77, of Parma, died
Tuesday, January 18, 1994, at a
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday,
January 22, 1994, at Kirkpatrick
Rev. David Kegley will officiate with fraternal rites by
Parma Lodge #49 A.F. & A.M.
Interment will be at the
Services are under the direction of Dakan Funeral
was born February 17, 1916, at
Parma, the son of Charles and Lucy
Mitchell. He was
raised and educated at Parma
and graduated from the
in 1939 with a degree in electrical engineering.
He then began a career with Idaho Power at the Swan
Fails power plant as an oiler and later became the power
plant operator there and later at the American Falls and
Upper Salmon plants.
He later moved to
Boise where he eventually became a
senior engineer in the general offices and then later became
the studies engineer in the power department in 1964.
He retired May 31, 1980, from Idaho Power with the
position of power operations and standards engineer.
started a scholarship program at
Parma High School
known as the Bruce Mitchell Foundation Scholarship Fund that
continues to provide scholarships to students from Parma High School.
was a member of the Parma Lodge #49 A.F. & A.M.; the El
Korah Shrine Temple of Boise and the Scottish Rite Bodies;
and Kirkpatrick Memorial Community Church.
He is survived by
his cousins, Pat Steele of Eugene,
Oregon, Louise Arnold of
King City, Oregon,
Eleanor Hayman of Boise and
Norma Coiner of Twin Falls.
Memorials may be
made to the Bruce Mitchell Foundation Scholarship Fund in
care of Betty McCormick, 28551 French Road, Parma ID 83660; or to the Shriner's Hospital
for Crippled Children, Fairfax
and Virginia, Salt
Lake City, Utah.