Mitchell celebrating 100th birthday Saturday afternoon
Roy Mitchell of Packwood will celebrate his 100th birthday from 2-4 p.m. Saturday at SunnyBrook Assisted Living Center.
The celebration is being hosted by his children, including Steve Mitchell and wife Karyn of St. Charles, Illinois, Michael Mitchell of Batavia, Rob Mitchell and wife Lori of Fairfield, Julie Mitchell-Craig and husband Don of Marion. He also has two grandsons and one great-granddaughter.
Mr. Mitchell requests no gifts, but cards would be welcome.
Mr. Mitchell was born Aug. 22, 1914, in Hedrick. He and Ruth have been married for 68 years. He farmed until five years ago, and is a fan of St. Louis Cardinals, Iowa Hawkeyes and Pekin Panthers.