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Sanford Mitchell Jr.

Posted 11/15/2018
Sanford George Mitchell Jr., known to family as “Bud” and to friends as “Sandy," passed away on Sunday November 11, 2018 at age 70 from complications resulting from pancreatic cancer. He was born on July 3, 1948 to Sanford and Joyce Mitchell.
Sanford had a passion for four things in life; faith, family, friends, and automobiles. Through
faith, hard work and sacrifice, he provided everything he could for his family, and would always
make time for those he loved. He was a stranger to no one. It didn’t matter who you were or
where you were from, he could strike up a conversation with anyone and leave the conversation
with a new friend. His personality and ability to make friends led him to meeting people all
around the world who shared his passion for automobiles. His friendships allowed him to travel
to South Africa, Mexico, Columbia, and Argentina and in turn, he opened up his house to host
many guest.
 
Sanford Mitchell Jr. is survived by his loving wife, Dolores Mitchell (Miller); his two beloved
sons, Sanford (wife Nicole) and Travis (wife Rebecca); his granddaughters, Joni and Jocelyn;
his three sisters, Stephanie Rawson, Shelly Beohnlein, and Stacia (Stacey) Mitchell.
“Love the People God gave you! Because He will need them back one day!”
-Becky Kinder
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on November 19, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in St. Anthony
Catholic Church 4605 St. Anthony Road, Temperance, MI. where a Rosary will be prayed
by the St. Anthony's Knights of Columbus at 10:00 a.m. in the narthex. Funeral arrangements
entrusted to the Urbanski's Bedford Funeral Chapel 8300 Lewis Ave Temperance, MI.
Memorial donations may be made to the Bedford Township Veterans Center 760 West Temperance Rd, Temperanace, MI.