Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Obituary - Mitch Michael Warmbrodt

Mitch Michael Warmbrodt November 10, 1961 - November 7, 2022 A celebration of life will be held at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, November 10, 2022 at Hill and Son Funeral Home in Appleton City, Missouri.

Visitation will precede the Celebration of Life between 5:00 and 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, November 11, 2022 at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery, Friday, in Boonville, Missouri.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a donation to Compass Health Network, an addiction and recovery treatment center, in Clinton, Missouri.

Mitch Michael Warmbrodt of Appleton City, Missouri, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Monday afternoon, November 7, 2022 at the age of 60, in Research Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, after suffering from a massive stroke.

Mitch was born on November 10, 1961, in Springfield, Illinois, to John and Lee Warmbrodt. He graduated from Appleton City High School in 1980. After graduating from college with a degree in Industrial Safety and a degree in Education, he began a long teaching and coaching career. Mitch started his career in Weaubleau, Missouri.

He then moved to Hannibal, Missouri, where he was employed at Mark Twain High School, in Center, Missouri. In 1997, Mitch came back home to Appleton City, where he was the Athletic Director at Butler High School, in Butler, Missouri. Mitch spent five years working at Schreiber Foods, in Clinton, Missouri, before beginning teaching again at Hickman Mills Freshman Center in Kansas City, Missouri.

He retired from teaching in 2018, but returned to Southeast High School in Kansas City, Missouri, before retiring for the second time. He couldn’t stay away, and came back once again to Ruskin High School, also in Kansas City, Missouri, where he was presently employed. Mitch enjoyed doing anything outdoors, but especially fishing, arrowhead hunting, and riding Harley Davidson motorcycles. He was an avid sports fan, having played, coached, and watched sports all of his life. He took good care of his family, and rarely missed an opportunity to spend time with them. Mitch was very proud of his kids, and considered them his biggest accomplishment.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, John and Blanch Warmbrodt, of Boonville, Missouri, and Olaf and Lucille Hanson, of Macks Creek, Missouri; parents, John and Lee Warmbrodt, of Clinton, Missouri; and brothers Chris and Mark Warmbrodt. Mitch is survived by his sister, Lynn Warmbrodt, and her significant other, Gary Narr, of Kansas City, Missouri; wife of 25 years, Karen Warmbrodt, of Appleton City, Missouri; son, Jade Warmbrodt, of Columbia, Missouri; daughter, Braden Warmbrodt, of Appleton City, Missouri; and a host of co-workers, students, athletes, and friends. His family is shocked and saddened by the sudden loss of Mitch, and will miss him greatly.

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