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Virginia Louise Mitchell age 74, passed away on Thursday April 4, 2019 at Kalispell Regional Medical Center with her family by her side. Virginia was born on December 3, 1944 to Delbert and Mary (Fox) Stubbert in Kalispell, MT. She was raised and attended School in Galata, MT. After graduating from High School, she went on to get A Bachelor’s Degree in teaching from The University of Montana College in Dillon, MT. in 1965. Virginia married Lonnie Mitchell in 1967 and they celebrated 52 wonderful and adventurous years together. After graduating from College, she went on to teach at Hodges Elementary School and Batavia School in Kalispell. She then went on to Cook at the Lutheran Home in Kalispell. In 1989 they moved to Wrangell, Alaska where she retired from teaching. Throughout her life she loved reading, canning and spending time with family.
Virginia was preceded in death by her parents and a brother Melvin Stubbert. She is survived by her husband Lonnie Mitchell of Kalispell, and children Travis and wife (Karda) Mitchell, and Troy Mitchell both of Kalispell, grandchildren Briana Daniels, Kyleigh Mitchell, Hunter Mitchell and Caleb Mitchell; brothers Carl Stubbert, Edwin Stubbert and sister Lillian Ness, and many nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life will be held at 1100 am on Saturday May 4, 2019 at PT. Pleasant Camp Grounds in the SWAN. After the Ceremony a reception will be held at 2687 Lower Valley Road in Kalispell, MT. Friends are encouraged to visit our website at www.buffalohillfh.com to leave notes of condolences for the family. Buffalo Hill Funeral Home and Crematory is caring for the family.