Lostine, Wallowa County, Oregon

Delbert K. Mitchell, native of Lostine, died July 8, 1981, in a hospital in Springfield, where he had lived since 1930. He was 86 years old at the time of his death.

Born Dec. 11, 1894c in Lostine, he was married to Beatrice Roberts in Seattle.

He had been a rancher near Springfield and was a member of the Christian Church, attending both First Christian Church, in Springfield and Jasper Christian Church.

Survivors include his wife Beatrice, a sister Jennie Murphy of Springfield and a niece Mrs. Henry (Jean) Allyn of Richmond, Cal.

Funeral services were held in Springfield at the Buell Chapel on July 11, 1981. Vault interment was in Rest Haven Memorial Park in Eugene.