BRIAN E. MITCHELL Obituary | Canale Tonella Funeral Home & Cremation Services


Jun 15, 1965 - Dec 26, 2021


June 15, 1965 - December 26, 2021


Brian E. Mitchell, 56, of Marquette, and formerly of McMillan, MI, passed away on Sunday, December 26, 2021 at U.P. Health System- Marquette.

Brian was born June 15, 1965 in Evanston, IL to the late Robert L. and Linda R. (Erickson) Mitchell. He grew up in McMillan and graduated from Newberry High School.

Brian worked for many years as a Service Advisor for Newberry Motors before moving to the Marquette area.

Brian enjoyed anything that had to do with the outdoors. His hobbies included cutting wood, hunting, fishing, camping and hunting for old bottles. He also enjoyed spending time with his son, Jacob.

Brian is survived by his longtime partner, Shelly Moock of Marquette; siblings, David Mitchell of McMillan, MI, Jane Fisher of Marquette, Mike Mitchell of Roselle, IL, Susan (Chip) Brauer of Germfask, MI, Jeff (Pam) Mitchell of South Daytona, FL and Sarah Mitchell of McMillan; step-mother, Sandy Mitchell of McMillan; nieces and nephew, Jessika, Samantha, Stevie, Haley, Dalton, Brenja and Cylie; as well as many foster children he had been a foster dad to over the years. He was preceded in death by his parents.

A celebration of Brian's life will be held on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Lakefield Township Hall, 26344 County Road 98, McMillan, Michigan 49853.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Brian's name to your local Big Brothers Big Sisters Organization.

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Celebration of Life
Wed, Jul 6, 2022 at 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Lakefield Township Hall

26344 County Road 98
McMillan, MI 49853

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