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“We have all of you in our heart and prayers. We are so happy to have been a part of Lynne\'s life these past 30 years. What a wonderful friend,...Read More »
1 of 100+ | Posted by: Marie & Ed Reidling - Seneca, SC

“All my sincerest and deepest sympathy to all of Lynn\'s family. She was a beautiful lady inside and out and will be deeply missed. ”
2 of 100+ | Posted by: Ruth Johnson Enoch - Cadiz, OH

“Lynn fought a mighty battle for so many year\'s ,Her suffering is over ,gone to a better life with the lord,you have our deepest sympathy. ”
3 of 100+ | Posted by: Dean& Helen Bower - Cadiz, OH

“There are no words at this time to adequately express my sympathy Please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers LV EBL ”
4 of 100+ | Posted by: Elsie Leeser - Tavares, FL

“My sincerest, heartfelt sympathy to John and Family. Lynne was my best friend all through grade school, doing everything together. She...Read More »
5 of 100+ | Posted by: Christine (Patton) Mertz - Elyria, OH

“Thank you Lynne for your inspiration and kindness. My life was just one of those that you touched and changed for the better. Save me a seat, it\'s...Read More »
6 of 100+ | Posted by: Virginia Loy - Pembroke Pines

“My heart goes out to all of you today. Lynne always had a smile on her face that could make everyone feel good even though she was in pain. I will...Read More »
7 of 100+ | Posted by: Marilyn Kuhn - Springfield, IL

“What words can be said about a 45 year friendship that Lynne and I shared. So many memories..that will remain with me forever. She fought the hard...Read More »
8 of 100+ | Posted by: Mary Jo McConaughy - SC

“So sorry to hear about Lynne.She has had so much mis-fortune in her life but always kept such a positive attitude. She will surely be missed by all....Read More »
9 of 100+ | Posted by: Barbara Steible Conter - OH

“Lynn will shine down on all of us and make all of our lives better. ”
10 of 100+ | Posted by: Barbara Nason - Pompano Beach, FL

“What a priviledge to have known - for too few years - such a special lady! Eyes that sparkled with Light...a talent with words...fun outfits and...Read More »
11 of 100+ | Posted by: Connie & Gary Siskowski

“Lynne\'s life was a gift of love and inspiration to all she touched. We\'re so blessed to be counted in that vast group of people. God has called...Read More »
12 of 100+ | Posted by: David and Debbie Rutherford

“Hey Doc.. you know my thoughts and prayers are with you.. Be strong my boy!! you\'ll make it though these tough times... We all know Lynne is in a...Read More »
13 of 100+ | Posted by: Jim Lockwood - La Mesa, CA

“So sorry to hear about Lynne. She\'s in a better place than we are now. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. ”
14 of 100+ | Posted by: Grace Harris Erwin - Tupelo, MS

“Lynne will always be remembered as someone who didn\'t let anything hold her down. What a sweetheart! Heaven is rejoicing now that she is there. ...Read More »
15 of 100+ | Posted by: Dianne McNeal - Delray Beach, FL

“John, My sincerest sympathy and condolence to you and your entire family. Your devotion to your wife, family and profession is an inspiration to us...Read More »
16 of 100+ | Posted by: Zachary Franklin - Miami, FL

“Im going to miss you Mom! Love Always Wilson ”
17 of 100+ | Posted by: Thomas E. Johnson - Woodsville, NH

“My sincere sympathies to Gladys and Lynn\'s husband, children and multitude of friends. She was a rare and beautiful spirit. I know she will be...Read More »
18 of 100+ | Posted by: Pat Heavlin - Jewett, OH

“To a great lady that loved family, friends, life and horses. She will truly be missed. ”
19 of 100+ | Posted by: Bob and Corinne Walker - FL

“Lynne was a remarkable woman and will be remembered by all who knew her- Karen & Frank ”
20 of 100+ | Posted by: Karen & Frank Milanesi - FL

“It has been such a blessing knowing Lynne throughout the years. Seeing her strength and positive attitude through the difficult times were an...Read More »
21 of 100+ | Posted by: Linda Brodsky - Boca Raton, FL

“So many wonderful memories, laughs and a shared adventure or two! She leaves a legacy of Family, love and Christian values for us all! Godspeed,...Read More »
22 of 100+ | Posted by: Jay, Shelly, Todd &Marnie Merriam - MA

“A grand lady. A Hero. A Friend. She will be missed. We were happy to know her. She is with the LORD now, FREE. Our LOve to all the family. ...Read More »
23 of 100+ | Posted by: Howard and Beverlee Schnellenberger

“We are so very sorry to learn of your loss, John. Lynne will be sadly missed. I shared with Lynne a love for Stonecroft Ministries, and for...Read More »
24 of 100+ | Posted by: Barbara Moss - Melbourne Beach

“Lynne was able to let her light shine with honesty, spunk and faith. Our condolences to all the family. Fritz and Suzanne ”
25 of 100+ | Posted by: Fritz and Suzanne Kramer - DC

“Knowing her husband John and his so loving nature for his wonderful wife and companion, is inspirational to any who touched them and the two must...Read More »
26 of 100+ | Posted by: Mark Gianassi - Fort Lauderdale

“We always will remember Lynne\'s incredible spirit and beautiful smile. We are keeping you in our prayers. ”
27 of 100+ | Posted by: Randy and Shelley Schultz - FL

“God is good~allowing us to see Lynne and her strength in the Lord throughout all her illness. She is a beacon to those of us who have illnesses that...Read More »
28 of 100+ | Posted by: Gertrude S. Patton - Leesburg

“Sorry to hear about your mom kyle. She\'s in a better place now. My prayers are with you and your family. Aloha Braddah! Greg ”
29 of 100+ | Posted by: Greg DeAguiar - Plantation, FL

“Lynn and John have been a source of inspiration to me. Your devotion to each other defines love in a way that few are privileged to know. Lynn\'s...Read More »
30 of 100+ | Posted by: Rick Lesser - Ravena, NY

“You are in my prayers. ”
31 of 100+ | Posted by: Chrissy - N.Lauderdale, FL

“Our prayers are with you all and may god rest her beautiful soul. ”
32 of 100+ | Posted by: James & Lezlie Cattanach - FL

“John, you chose a wonderful cousin for all of us in the Mitchell clan.I have enjoyed sharing her company at the picnics at the farm, and thought so...Read More »
33 of 100+ | Posted by: Jerry&MaryLou Lawrence - Columbus

“Lynn was like a second mom to me when i was growing up with Todd. She was the brightest star in the darkest of nights. She will be greatly missed. My...Read More »
34 of 100+ | Posted by: Jennifer Thornhill and Linda Clayman - FL

“To all of Lynne\'s family, I am so honored to have met Lynne, an inspiration to all women, and a kind and gracious lady. As the Apostle Paul said,...Read More »
35 of 100+ | Posted by: Nancy Prillaman - Springfield, IL

“John and Family: Lynne was such a wonderful woman and an inspiration to so many. She was always smiling. She is finally free of disease. I will...Read More »
36 of 100+ | Posted by: Linda S. Field - Boca Raton, FL

“Thank you for sharing your life with all of us. You will continue to be an inspiration to everyone. Rembering all the wonderful moments on horseback,...Read More »
37 of 100+ | Posted by: Nancy Laney - Fort Lauderdale

“John and Family, We have all been so blessed to know Lynn and gain spiritual strength to witness her strength and courage. We share your loss but...Read More »
38 of 100+ | Posted by: Jerry and Melinda Black - Oakdale, CA

“I am deeply saddened by the early passing of another childhood friend and classmate.My heartfelt sympathy to John and the family. Sam Zimmerman ”
39 of 100+ | Posted by: Sam Zimmerman - Laughlin, NV

“Although I have not seen my cousin Lynne in 35 years I will never forget her time spent at my childhood home where as a late teenager Lynne would...Read More »
40 of 100+ | Posted by: Terry Dickey - Stratford, CT

“Thank you all for your support. My Mother was a Hero to many, including myself. She will be greatly missed here on Earth, but live forever in our...Read More »
41 of 100+ | Posted by: Kyle Mitchell - Fort Lauderdale, FL

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
42 of 100+ | Posted by: Gene & Jan Dickey - Summerville, SC

“Our fondest memories of Lynn, John, Kyle, and Todd are when we all attended Trinity Church. I admired Lynn and remember the beautiful shoes she used...Read More »
43 of 100+ | Posted by: Howie & Joan Mullen - Boca Raton

“The family is in our prayers and we extend our sympathy to them. Lynne will always be remembered in our hearts. ”
44 of 100+ | Posted by: Cary Brewer - Cincinnati, OH

“Lynne was a precious lady I only knew from the MS Chatrooms, but she touched all of our lives with her love and kindness. She is with the Father now...Read More »
45 of 100+ | Posted by: Jan & Gene Hincher - Ronda, NC

“How can we thank God enough for you in return for all the joy we have in the presence of our God because of you? I Thessalonians 3:9 Susan...Read More »
46 of 100+ | Posted by: Susan Martin - Marietta, GA

“I will always treasure Lynne\'s sharing of her faith at our online Sunday meetings in GodandMS. She was a joy and a friend, and she will be missed. ”
47 of 100+ | Posted by: Jane Drebus - Evansville, IN

“Lynne was one of the first people to welcome me and help me in the MS chats. She was always so sweet and helpful to all. She will be greatly missed...Read More »
48 of 100+ | Posted by: Laura Blatnik - West Palm Beach, FL

“My deepest sympathy to the entire family on the loss of Lynn. I remember her as Patty\'s little sister. My brother, David, is the same age. I think...Read More »
49 of 100+ | Posted by: Judy Pugh Murphy - Jacksonville, FL

“I knew Lynne from a prayer group I was in online. We both shared MS. I know that Lynne was with our Lord immediatley and that He has healed her. My...Read More »
50 of 100+ | Posted by: Pamela F. Rumple - Overland Park, KS

“It\'s great to see how many lives Lynne touched just by the wonderful response we have gotten from everyone who loved her. Lynne was the best Mother...Read More »
51 of 100+ | Posted by: Dawn Mitchell - Fort Lauderdale, FL

“Although I did not personally know Lynne, I have heard of her strength from many online friends. MS is truly a MonSter, and I only hope that my...Read More »
52 of 100+ | Posted by: Kathey - Bethany, MO

“So sorry to learn of Lynne\'s death. We extend our deepest sympathy to the family. Joyce & Mike Slatt ”
53 of 100+ | Posted by: Joyce (Swann) Slatt - OH

“Brother John our family extends to you and your family our Appreciation for the Opportunity of Sharing a few moments of our sojourner through live...Read More »
54 of 100+ | Posted by: Scott and Mary McOwen

“May it help in some way to know that friends are sharing your sorrow ”
55 of 100+ | Posted by: Peter & Susanne Blood

“I knew Lynne almost as long as I have known John. They are great friends, and we shared many great times together. ”
56 of 100+ | Posted by: Kathy and Jay O\'Neill - Sandusky, OH

“I am so happy for Lynne to be free of MS and all it\'s trappings. My heart goes out to the entire family and I ask our sweet Lord to comfort all of...Read More »
57 of 100+ | Posted by: Carol Hendricker - Sanford

“Dear John and family, Our deepest sympathy to you and your family on the loss of Lynn. Although I only saw her at vet meetings and once at your home...Read More »
58 of 100+ | Posted by: Mike Duvall - Knoxville, TN

“Lynne\'s great attitude was contagious, even as her illness progressed. Truly a model of courage and inspiration for us all. ”
59 of 100+ | Posted by: Dan Brede - Boca Raton, FL

“Lynne lived her life joyfully and loved others unconditionally, and she served the Lord with all of her heart mind and soul. We will miss her, but...Read More »
60 of 100+ | Posted by: Kerry & Michael Weppner

“Our prayers are with you, John, Kyle and Todd. The imprint of Lynne\'s life on the hearts she touched live on for eternal glory.She has now heard, ...Read More »
61 of 100+ | Posted by: Sue Valk - Palm Coast

“John, I am so sorry to learn of lynne"s passing. I am truely grateful to have known her and The times we spent together. I am happy that Erica...Read More »
62 of 100+ | Posted by: Jonathan Allen - boca Raton

“Dearest Family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss of Lynne. Many Prayers are still comming your way ”
63 of 100+ | Posted by: Sharon - Abany, KY

“I am truly sorry for your loss. Our years together in Christian Womens Club were very special because she always made things special. When she needed...Read More »
64 of 100+ | Posted by: Margaret Moore - Englewood, CO

“I had the honor of meeting Lynne in 1992 and she has been a wonderful friend and helper during my time serving Christian Women Club. I know I shall...Read More »
65 of 100+ | Posted by: Mary F. Twitty - Boca Raton,, FL

“"Friend: One who knows all about you, and loves you just the same." (Unknown) And so Lynne was... "May you live all the days of your life." ...Read More »
66 of 100+ | Posted by: Tish - Jacksonville

“Our sincerest sympathy and condolence to you and your entire family. Your devotion to Lynn and family is an inspiration to us. My husband joins me in...Read More »
67 of 100+ | Posted by: Al & Annette Spina - Delray Beach, FL

“Our lives is better because of Lynne and the beautiful children she and John have raised. Brian and I send our deepest sympathies to John, Kyle,...Read More »
68 of 100+ | Posted by: Cynthia & Brian Ashlock - FL

“My heart was saddened to hear that Lynn has left this earth. She was a dear , sweet, godly woman. We shared our MS stories and prayed for each other...Read More »
69 of 100+ | Posted by: Suzanne Comparato - Boca Raton

“My deepest sympathies to the entire Mitchell family. ”
70 of 100+ | Posted by: Eric Rogell - Ft. Lauderdale, FL

“Very sorry to hear of your lost and we are praying for the family. Just remember the good times and all the fun that you had with her, as we will...Read More »
71 of 100+ | Posted by: Roger Goble - Lenoir, NC

“My heart goes out to you, John, as I, too, lost, Avon, my long time friend and love last spring. How much we enjoyed the time you spent with us...Read More »
72 of 100+ | Posted by: Wanda E. Clark(Mrs. Avon G.) - FL

“Thanks so much for everyone\'s love and prayers for our family. I feel privileged to be a part of this family and to have known Lynne. She is a...Read More »
73 of 100+ | Posted by: Jackie Mitchell - Troy, OH

“We all love you especially those at the UCC in Boca. You will be missed ”
74 of 100+ | Posted by: Bob Polhamus - Boynton Beach, FL

“Lynne,"Long may you run! Peace be with you, Cory and John ”
75 of 100+ | Posted by: Cory Wolfgram/JohnBurton - NH

“Our deepest sympathies for your loss. We\'re thinking about you and praying for you. David & Wendi ”
76 of 100+ | Posted by: David & Wendi Foley - Lexington, KY

“We are so thankful to have meet Lynne at the wedding. We instantly fell in love with her sweet spirit. She will be deeply missed. May our love and...Read More »
77 of 100+ | Posted by: Terry and Brenda Ireland Kankakee

“"Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints." My deepest sympathy to the entire family. Pastor Ken & Lorraine Mahan and the Above ...Read More »
78 of 100+ | Posted by: Ken Mahan - Boca Raton

“Dr. Mitchell, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. You are an incredible example of strength and devotion. Ky and Kim...Read More »
79 of 100+ | Posted by: Ky Mortensen - Lexington

“My deepest sympathy to John and family, Gladys, Patty. Lynne was a wonderful Christian woman, wife, and mother and took her illness so very...Read More »
80 of 100+ | Posted by: Louine C. Hamilton - Cadiz, OH

“The world has lost one of its shining stars. Our loving thoughts are with you John, Kyle and Todd. ”
81 of 100+ | Posted by: Art & Andree Canter - Boca Raton, FL

“We will always think of Lynn with the sweetest memories. She always had a smile and kind words to say to everyone. We also remember the parties she...Read More »
82 of 100+ | Posted by: Jean & Bernie Bernstein

“Our prayers go out to you and your family. ”
83 of 100+ | Posted by: Rusty & Sally Young - Ocala

“Our thoughts & prayers are with you at this time. Lynne\'s smile and her festive outfits will always be a cheery & vibrant visual memory of a very...Read More »
84 of 100+ | Posted by: Trudi Howley - Wellington, FL

“John, Many fond memories extend back to our first year in veterinary school and our apartment on Lane Ave. where I first met Lynne. You seemed a...Read More »
85 of 100+ | Posted by: Jan & Bob Hanson - Worthington, OH

“The light in Lynne\'s eyes as she looked up at us from her wheel chair will always be an inspiration! My warmest thoughts to you. ”
86 of 100+ | Posted by: Barb Page - Littleton, CO

“Being a person that lives with MS I admired her for what she did in her life. May the Lord bless her family through this sad time in your life. ...Read More »
87 of 100+ | Posted by: CJ Billiar - Mankato,, MN

“Lynne has been a treasured friend to me for 25 years and will always remain in my heart. I told Lynne many times that she was my hero. She was a...Read More »
88 of 100+ | Posted by: Roz Karpinski - Boca Raton

“Our deepest thoughts are with you and your Family. Lynne will be missed but She is in a better place now and will watch over her Family from Heven...Read More »
89 of 100+ | Posted by: Jan & Hank VanSant - Boca Raton, FL

“I met Lynne around 1976 through Christian Women\'s Club. She was a joy to work with, always helpful, loyal, committed and always smiling!And what a...Read More »
90 of 100+ | Posted by: Arlene Syler - Boca Raton,, FL

“My prayers & thoughts are with this family. It is very possible that I could be a relative from a long family of Mitchell\'s out of Ohio. May GOD...Read More »
91 of 100+ | Posted by: Debra Lynn (Mitchell) Moore - OH

“John, Gladys and family you have our sincere sympathy. May God bless you and comfort you in your sorrow. There is one more beautiful smile in...Read More »
92 of 100+ | Posted by: Bud and Dolores Sullivan - FL

“We extend our love and prayers to all the family. We know another angel has joined our mom and dad!! Bob and Carol ”
93 of 100+ | Posted by: Bob and Carol Locke - Coral, MI

“My deepest sympathy for John, Kyle, Todd and family. Lynne was a breathe of fresh air and always a joy to be around, I will truly miss her. My...Read More »
94 of 100+ | Posted by: Nancy and Bryant Girdler

“My deepest sympathy to the loved ones of Lynne. May the Lord give you comfort and peace. ”
95 of 100+ | Posted by: Jan Gleason - Clinton, OK

“John, I am so sorry. She was such a wonderful and strong person - your love for each other and you always being there for her was a wonderful God...Read More »
96 of 100+ | Posted by: regina - struthers, OH

“While I never had the pleasure of meeting Lynne, I know how wonderful a woman she was; for children are at worst a reflection of their parents, and...Read More »
97 of 100+ | Posted by: Tricia Gallagher - San Francisco, CA

“Though I didn\'t really know Lynne, and with knowing all that she had struggled with, I remember how good I thought she looked at Jackie and Todd\'s...Read More »
98 of 100+ | Posted by: Becky Stowers - Cedarville, OH

“John and Family, My thoughts and prayers are with you. I have very fond memories of Lynne and our Class of \'65. She was a wonderful and courageous...Read More »
99 of 100+ | Posted by: Karen Talbott - Akron, OH

“Lynne was such a remarkable woman!!! I was privliged to have been able to have her friendship, even if for such a short time. I know that Lynne is...Read More »
100 of 100+ | Posted by: Barbara Adas-O\'Hara - Weston, FL


Lynne Mitchell, age 57, of Boca Raton, Florida went to be with the Lord Wednesday December 1, 2004. Wife and mother extraordinaire she battled Multiple Sclerosis for 35 years, with a positive Christian determination that was an inspiration to many. Born in Cadiz, Ohio 8/18/1947, she graduated from Ohio University, taught grade school, and earned a Masters in Education in Remedial Reading. She was married to her high school sweetheart in 1969, and they moved to Florida in 1973 where they started a family and Lynne spoke for the Christians Women’s Clubs around Florida. Lynne is survived by her husband of 35 years John. Two sons and their wives, Kyle and Dawn Mitchell, Ft Lauderdale, Florida and Todd and Jaclyn Mitchell, Troy, Ohio. Mother Gladys Dickey Mattern Reppart and sister Patricia Mattern Rice. She was preceded in death by her father Wilbur (Nemo) Mattern, step-father Thomas Alfred Reppart and sister Jacqueline Mattern Risdon. Interment will be in Cadiz, Ohio following a service at the Presbyterian Church 11:00 AM Saturday, December 4, 2004 and a reception will follow the graveside service at the Presbyterian Church. A Celebration of Lynne’s Life will be held at the First United Methodist Church, Boca Raton, 11:00 AM Saturday December 11, 2004. Local arrangements are by Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz, Ohio. Lynne’s family and friends were active raising funds for the annual MS Walk. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ft. Lauderdale MS Society, 3201 West Commercial Blvd. Suite 127, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. 33309, in the name of Lynne Mitchell MS Walk Team. The Memorial Guest Book may be signed at www.clark-kirkland.com.

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172 S Main St Cadiz, OH 43907
Tel. (740) 942-2650

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