The Van Wert County Courthouse

Wednesday, Jun. 3, 2020

Linda M. (Klausing) Mitchell

Linda M. (Klausing) Mitchell, 70, of Van Wert, passed away Wednesday morning, December 11, 2019.

Linda M. (Klausing) Mitchell

She was born November 21, 1949, the daughter of Clarence Klausing and Viola Klausing Schaffner, who both preceded her in death.

Survivors include her sons, Eric Metzger and Jason Mitchell, both of Van Wert; a brother, Bob Klausing of Van Wert; and a granddaughter, Brittany Mitchell.

Linda was also preceded in death by a brother, Daniel Klausing.

Linda was best remembered for being the first girl in Van Wert to have a paper route and waiting on many people in several local restaurants in the area. She was a very loyal fan of the Kansas City Chiefs.

A celebration of Linda’s life will be held at a later date.

Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.

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POSTED: 12/13/19 at 3:58 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries