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Date of Passing: Jan 24, 2019

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DONALD GEORGE MITCHELL Donald George Mitchell, aged 74, of Winnipeg, Manitoba, passed away on Thursday, January 24, 2019, at River East Personal Care Home. Donald was the son of George and Betty Mitchell. He leaves behind his son Jared Donald Mitchell and a sister Linda Harrison. Donald spent his business life as a Chartered Accountant and was passionate about his accounting profession and loved his work. He started his own accounting firm where he practiced in both Manitoba and Alberta. He was the epitome of a chartered accountant, highly intelligent, showed a great deal of integrity to his profession and was respected by his colleagues as well as his clients. Donald was a loving father and friend to many in all walks of life. He will be greatly missed. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Thomson Funeral Home. As per Donald's wishes, a portion of his ashes will be laid to rest at a later date, beside his parents at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens and the remaining portion will be brought to Aruba. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba, 10 - 120 Donald Street, Winnipeg, MB R3C 4G2. THOMSON FUNERAL HOME 783-7211 Condolences may be sent to

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Feb 02, 2019

Condolences & Memories (11 entries)

  • Time has passed but memories will last forever for Donald. Miss our times together over the years especially Fridays Carl Pitura - Posted by: Carl R. Pitura (Friend) on: Nov 16, 2019

  • Our deepest sympathy Jared and family. Don was our accountant for 40 years. Always attentive to your needs. Very professional kind and friendly. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. - Posted by: Steve and Wendy Mestrovic (Client/friend) on: Mar 14, 2019

  • Don and I go back a long way. His Dad and mine were the Canadian Army during WW2. We were both born in the same hospital in Red Deer, Alberta about the same time. At the end of the war both families returned to Winnipeg which is where we grew up, went to school together, went to the Welcome Inn on Friday night for a hamburger, chips and gravy, and attended Harstone United church as First class scouts. We were life long friends, helping each other in various endevours. I miss him and know he is in a better place. RIP Lloyd Johnson - Posted by: Lloyd Johnson (Best friend) on: Feb 17, 2019

  • Our condolences Jared. We have many years of great and "interesting" memories of your dad and our friend and accountant. We will miss him dearly. A "character" and a good man such as your dad is ...rare. Dave and Linda - Posted by: Dave Ostryzniuk (Friend ) on: Feb 07, 2019

  • Don took me in as a temp employee over 20+ years ago. 7 years later I was still working for him. Don was the type of man that would give the shirt off his back to help a friend in need, But would not upgrade for a push button phone until the old rotary phone was rendered unusable, Lol. Jared I’m so sorry for your loss. I loved working for your dad. The days of him walking in with strawberry milkshakes for us on hot days. His amazing clients and the long hours at tax time. Loyal to the core. He will be missed. Sorry for your loss. Helene - Posted by: Joe and Helene Taylor (Past employee ) on: Feb 04, 2019

  • I first met Don G Mitchell in 1976 and continued using his professional services till he could no longer do so. It was always a pleasure doing my income tax return with Don. He did the return the old fashioned way (with a lead pencil) and always had some old fashioned refreshments in the lunchroom fridge, I will miss his humour,his laugh and his messy desk at tax time. Our sincere condolences Jared - Posted by: Jerry Donna Kolbuck (Friend) on: Feb 03, 2019

  • Our Deepest Sympathy for your loss Jared. A great mind, a kind soul. Rest in peace Don. Todd & Lisa Mazur - Posted by: Todd & Lisa Mazur (client) on: Feb 03, 2019

  • RIP - Posted by: Morales Family (Friend) on: Feb 03, 2019

  • Over 40 years of friendship, best man at my wedding, years of good times and many adult beverages at Hy's. It was always a pleasure and a privilege to know Don and he will be missed. Condolences to Jared and family - Posted by: Walter Serediuk (friend) on: Feb 02, 2019

  • Dear Jared and family, we are so sad to hear about Don't passing. We extend our sincere Condolences. We have known Don for some 40 years in friendship and work as he was our Accountant for that time. Many good memories. We considered him a man of integrity, professional, and a good friend. We extend our thoughts and prayers and may good memories of Don help you in this difficult time. - Ed & Anne Klassen, St. Albert, Ab. - Posted by: Ed & Anne Klassen (Friends) on: Feb 02, 2019

  • My sincere sympathy Jared on the loss of your father Don. We were clients for 30 years and also became good friends. Always interesting discussions with Don, and my late husband Frank. May he Rest In Peace. Gale Sabatini - Posted by: Gale Sabatini (Friend) on: Feb 02, 2019

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