Darrell J. Mitchell, 77

Darrell J. Mitchell, 77, of Union, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Saturday, November 25, 2017, at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home in Waterloo. A memorial service will be held on Friday, December 1st at 10:30 AM at the Gifford United Methodist Church, preceded by one hour of visitation. Inurnment will follow services at the Sheppard Cemetery in Union. Memorials may be directed to the family. Messages of condolence may be left for the family at www.abelsfuneralhomes.com.

He is survived by his wife Peggy, of Union; daughter Angie, of North Carolina, and sons John Bittner, of Gifford, and Dewey Bittner, of Spokane, WA; 16 grandchildren and many great and great-great-grandchildren; brothers: Orlin (Verlene) Mitchell, of Grinnell, IA, Gary (Joan) Mitchell, of San Antonio, TX, David Mitchell, of Iowa Falls, and sister Marilyn (Maurice) Cakerice, of Eldora.