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Joel K. Mitchell

October 13, 1943 August 23, 2013
Joel K. Mitchell
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PEORIA – Joel K. Mitchell, 69, of Peoria, passed away at 2:52 p.m., Friday, August 23, 2013, at Proctor Hospital Emergency Room. Joel was born on October 13, 1943, in Peoria, to Stanford S. and Clarice (Hammond) Mitchell. He married Bonni Kominski on August 19, 1978 in East Peoria. She preceded him in death on July 26, 2006. He was also preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his daughter, Meaghan (Ryan) Damewood of East Peoria; four sons, Scott Mitchell of Washington, Kelly Mitchell of Peoria, Stuart (Lisa) Mitchell of Peoria, and Bradley (Amy Jo) Mitchell of East Peoria; six grandchildren, Kelsey, Abby, Gavin, Jacob, Ella, and Blake; and one sister, Joyce Lange of Miami Shores, FL. Joel worked at Pabst Brewing Company for 16 years, and later worked for Gregg Florist for 18 years. A memorial service will be noon, Tuesday, August 27, 2013, at Wright & Salmon Mortuary. Visitation will be from 10:30-noon, Tuesday prior to the service at the mortuary. Cremation rites have been accorded. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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