Mark P. Mitchell, age 48, of Bonduel, passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 in Green Bay. Mark was born in Green Bay on October 8, 1969 the son of James “Jim” and Nancy (Wudtke) Mitchell. On September 19, 1998, Mark was united in marriage to Jennifer Westerfeld at Immanuel Lutheran Church White Clay Lake. He lived in the Bonduel area all his life and worked as a Civil Engineer Tech for STS and more recently, the WISDOT. Mark, a licensed auctioneer, was a member of the WI Auctioneer Association and owned and operated Mitchell Auctions for 20 years with his brother Mike. They enjoyed doing charity auctions for ABVM Church, the 4-H cake and small animal auctions, Navarino Nature Center, among others.
Mark served as a supervisor on the Town of Hartland Board. He enjoyed shooting trap with his wife Jenny and was a member of the Black Creek Sportsman Club, Lone Oak Gun Club in Gillett, WTA (Wisconsin Trap Association) and CWTA (Central Wisconsin Trap Shooting Association). He enjoyed racing and was the Shawano Speedway Track Champion in 1996 and 1997 in Hobby Stock, and the 1999 Late Model rookie of the year. Mark had 19 feature wins in Hobby Stock and one Late Model feature win. Mark was a flagman at Hi-Go Raceway for 15 years, which was owned by his family. He enjoyed motorcycle riding, gardening, fishing in Canada with his dad, vintage snowmobiles, and supporting the Cecil Mudhens Baseball Club, attending Timber Rattlers Baseball games, watching the Brewers, Bengals and WWE Wrestling. He was a member of St. John’s UCC in Cecil. Mark had a tremendous respect for the United States Veterans, as well as the flag.
Mark is survived by: his wife, Jenny; his parents, Jim and Nancy Mitchell of Bonduel; his brother, Mike Mitchell of Shawano and his children, Tim (Sarah) Kroll of Little Chute, Jordan Endries of Brillion and Michaela Mitchell of Shawano; father-in-law, Dennis (Kathy) Westerfeld of Shawano; mother-in-law, Marilyn (Todd) Hanson of Shawano; sister-in-law, Sara (Scott) Carlson and their children, Johnathan and James of Crystal Lake, IL.
Mark was preceded in death by his sister in infancy and his great-niece, Emma Kroll.
Funeral services for Mark will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, January 8, 2018 at St. John’s UCC in Cecil with Rev. Moira Finley officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4:00 – 8:00 pm on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at Swedberg Zastrow Funeral Home in Cecil and again on Monday at the church from 9:00 am until the time of the service. www.swedbergfuneralhome.com