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Marc Mitchell

Published: Monday, Sept. 9, 2013 10:51 a.m. CDT • Updated: Monday, Sept. 9, 2013 2:32 p.m. CDT

DEPUE— Marc Joseph Mitchell, 26, of 119 Martanna St., DePue, died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria, where he lost his struggle with brain cancer.

Marc was born Feb. 27, 1987, in Princeton to Frank "Dave" and Linda (Peterson) Mitchell. Marc was a graduate of DePue High School - Class of 2006, I.V.C.C., and Illinois State University. He was employed by Country Financial in Galesburg. Marc was a member of the DePue Congregational United Church of Christ and the DePue Men's Club. He was a committee member and team leader for Relay for Life of Bureau County, and he was also a member of Knox County Relay for Life.

Marc is survived by his mother, Linda Mitchell of DePue; a brother, Matthew Mitchell of DePue; a sister, Laurie Benske of DePue; and three aunts and uncles.

He was preceded in death by his father, Frank "Dave" Mitchell; his maternal and paternal grandparents; two aunts; an uncle; and his special grandparents, Albert and Josephine Galindo.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Barto Funeral Home, Spring Valley, Pastor Sue Graham officiating. Burial will follow at Valley Memorial Park.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Barto Funeral Home, Spring Valley.

A guestbook may be signed at www.bartofh.com.

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