With profound sadness, the Mitchell family announce the passing of Jim in Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital on September 2, 2015. Jim was born in Trail Tadanac Hospital on April 4, 1953, to John and Ivy Mitchell of Salmo, B.C.
Jim is predeceased by his parents and his wife Ina (Anderson) on July 7, 2005.
He leaves to mourn his three sons: James, Andrew and John, his partner, Sheila Sippel, three brothers: John (Megan), Sandy (Patti), Ian (Michelle); four sisters: Molly-Marie MacDonald, Jackie (Ernie) Ratzlaff, Midean (Jerry) Lemke, Kay Grant and Ivy Mitchell; many nieces, nephews, cousins and aunts.
Jim graduated from St. George’s School in Vancouver in 1971 and a few years later returned to Salmo. Together with his brother John, started a logging company and later, all four brothers together, founded the Four Leaf Logging Company.
A Service of Remembrance will be held in the Salmo Community Church on Saturday, September 5th, 2015 at 10:30am with the interment to follow at the Salmo Cemetery at noon. The reception will be held at the Salmo Legion at 1:00pm. Gwen Ziprick of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements. You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence by visiting the family’s register at www.myalternatives.ca