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In Memory of

Jack A. Mitchell

October 31, 1939 - September 11, 2017

Obituary


Jack Allen Mitchell, 77, of Bellevue NE passed away in his home September 11, 2017. Born in Waveland, Indiana on October 31st, 1939 on the family farm to Max & Dorothy (Martin) Mitchell. Siblings Jim, Janet, and Jon. Jack attended Waveland High School where he graduated in 1957. He was a star Basketball player and was recruited by the Elite Air Force traveling Basketball Team where he was able to travel to several different countries. He was honorably discharged from the Air Force in 1961. Jack was later inducted into Montgomery County Basketball Hall of...

Jack Allen Mitchell, 77, of Bellevue NE passed away in his home September 11, 2017. Born in Waveland, Indiana on October 31st, 1939 on the family farm to Max & Dorothy (Martin) Mitchell. Siblings Jim, Janet, and Jon. Jack attended Waveland High School where he graduated in 1957. He was a star Basketball player and was recruited by the Elite Air Force traveling Basketball Team where he was able to travel to several different countries. He was honorably discharged from the Air Force in 1961. Jack was later inducted into Montgomery County Basketball Hall of Fame in October of 2010.



Jack was married to Jeannine Damoude where they were blessed with two children Debra & Jeff. They were later divorced.



Jack started his sales job with Kraft Food in the 1970's and spent many years on the road supporting his family. He ended his career with Webco.



Jack met Pauline in Bellevue where they built their home. Jack and Pauline were married September 27th, 1986. They spent 31 years working, traveling, golfing, spending time with their grandchildren, and taking care of their home and yard.



Jack had many friends and enjoyed spending time with them. He loved golfing, Nebraska Football, the New England Patriots, College basketball, and of course having a good scotch with his friends.



Jacks pride were his children and grandchildren. He liked to brag about them and enjoyed his time spent with them.



Survivors include his wife Pauline, Daughter Debra (Russell) Koerner, Son Jeff (Julie) Mitchell, Brother Jim, Sister Janet (Gary) Fruits, Grandchildren; Kassi Koerner, Chris Koerner, Nicholas, Alexandra, Elizabeth, and Calvin Mitchell; Sister in law Shirley Simpson. Many other relatives, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Max and Dorothy, Mother in law Lily Gant, and Brother Jon.



Services will be held at Westlawn Hillcrest 5701 Center St. Omaha, NE 68106 on September 23rd, 2017 at 10:00 am with a visitation with the family an hour prior to services. Graveside services pending. Memorials are to be directed to the family for future designation.



Reception following service Babes Bar 512 Galvin Road S. Bellevue, NE 68005