November 26, 2013
Mary Ann Mitchell, 64, of Mayetta, Kan, died November 23, 2013 at Stormont-Vail Hospital. She was born on February 7, 1949 in Topeka, the daughter of Paul and Rosezan (Leclere) Williams. She was raised by Cecilia and Ernest “Wine” Marshno.
Mary Ann was employed as a bookkeeper for Dr. Sufi and Stanleys Flowers in Topeka retiring in 2006. She was a member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation. She enjoyed playing bingo, going to the casino, crocheting and cooking for her family.
Mary Ann married Daniel Michael Mitchell, Sr. on November 17, 1969 in Topeka. He survives. She is also survived by her children, Leslie Marshno, Topeka, Jeffrey Marshno, Mayetta, Daniel Mitchell, Jr. and wife Tracye, Topeka, and Yolanda Mitchell, Mayetta. Other survivors include her mother, Rosezan Toledo, Topeka, four brothers, Ronald Gutierrez, Topeka, Marcus Gutierrez, Phoenix, AR, Gary Williams and Michael Toledo, both of Mayetta and nine grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Hale, a brother Sam Mitchell and by Cecilia and Ernest “Wine” Marshno.
Mary Ann will lie in state on Friday after 2:00 p.m. at the Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home where a Parish Rosary will be prayed at 5:00 p.m. with the family receiving friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at the Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home. Burial will be on the Reservation.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association or Kansas Dialysis and sent in care of Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, 800 SW 6th Ave., Topeka, Kansas 66603.
(Courtesy of Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, Topeka, Kan.)