Elmer Mitchell, 55, of Burlington, died at 10:09 PM Thursday, September 21, 2017, at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City.
Born February 27, 1962, in Iowa City, he was the son of Elmer L. and Dorothy Jean Mitchell. On May 31, 1991, he married Tracy Dee in Burlington.
He worked for Parkway Containers as a cardboard recycler.
He loved to work on cars, and could tell just by how it sounded what was wrong. He loved to play video games with his son, and repair C.B. radios.
Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Jessica Dee Mitchell, Tasha Lynn Mitchell, and Patricia JoAnn Mitchell; one son, Mike Leroy Mitchell; seven grandchildren, 2 great-nephews, and one great-niece; two sisters, Tina Mace, and Kathy Mitchell; and one brother, Gary Mitchell.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Michael Mitchell, and his father-in-law, Bob Achord.
Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Prugh~Thielen Crematory.
There will be no visitation or services.