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Sunday, February 28, 2021

Obituary - Bruce Michael Mitchell

Bruce Michael Mitchell, 67, of Blue Mound, Kansas died Saturday, February 27, 2021 at St. Luke's East Hospital in Lee's Summit, Missouri. Bruce was born June 23, 1953 in Moran, Kansas to Lloyd Gene and Betty Jo (Northway) Mitchell. He attended schools in Blue Mound and graduated from Blue Mound High School with the class of 1971. 

Bruce was a farmer through and through. He enjoyed the hard work, helping his neighbors, and working on tractors. Bruce was a collector of coins and scales. When his health allowed he enjoyed traveling in his travel trailer. But his greatest joy was spending time with his family, especially his grandkids and great-grandkids.

Bruce was preceded in death by his parents, and one grandson, John Carl West. Survivors include his son, Joshua Bruce Mitchell; and two daughters, Kamie Jo Mitchell and Gayla Rae West and husband Les; two sisters and their husbands, Jodi and Phil Johnson and Donna and Larry McCormick; 13 grandchildren, Morgan Willis and husband Alex, Chyanne Guffy, Tessa Mitchell, Triston Mitchell, Taylor Mitchell, and Zoey Mitchell, Richard Hodges, Dylan Hodges, Shayla West, Blaine West, Nathan West, David West, and Molly West; and 7 great-grandchildren, Renlee, Rhyatt, Jonathan, Eastan, Rylie, Elliyhanna, and Greysynn; and one uncle and his wife, Donald and Myrtle Northway.

Individual Respects and Guest Registry will be from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at Schneider Funeral Home & Crematory, Mound City Chapel.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at the Mound City Chapel. Visitation will be from 1:00 pm until service time. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery, Centerville, Kansas. 

The family suggests contributions to Wounded Warrior Project, c/o Schneider Funeral Home, PO Box J, Mound City, KS 66056. Friends and family may leave online condolences at