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Douglas Stapf Mitchell

Douglas Stapf Mitchell, 82, of Greenup, Kentucky passed away Monday, October 31, 2016 at his residence in Greenup.

Douglas was born September 11, 1937 in the former Stapf – Mitchell Funeral Home in Greenup the son of the late Darwinia Stapf Mitchell Belcher and Arthur Richard Mitchell.

He was a 1955 graduate of Sycamore High School in Sycamore, Illinois

He was a United States Army Veteran.

Douglas lived in Chicago Illinois for many year and later moved back to Greenup to take care of his mother. A graduate of Northern Illinois University in Deklb, Illinois with a Bachelor in French and Political Science and a Master degree in Education Administration. He was a teacher at Prospect High School in Mount Prospect, Illinois for 25 years and was Principle at Raceland – Worthington Elementary and Raceland High school for a short period.

Douglas loved to travel, especially to Paris, France. He loved being a teacher and truly enjoyed his students.

There will be no services at this time. Douglas’s ashes will be placed in the Hillside Chapel in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Memorials may be made to Berea College General Scholarship Funds, 101 Chestnut Street, Berea, Kentucky 40403

Reed Funeral Home in Greenup is in charge of arrangements.

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