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Opal Elaine Mixell

April 19, 2013
Estherville Daily News

ESTHERVILLE - Graveside services for Opal Elaine Mixell, 91, of Estherville will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at Ringsted Memorial Cemetery in Ringsted with Pastor Joel Jorgensen officiating. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Monday at Henry-Olson Funeral Chapel in Estherville.

She died Thursday, April 17, 2013, at her home in Estherville.

Opal "Elaine" (Jacobsen) Mixell, the daughter of Robert and Marie (Duer) Jacobsen, was born April 20, 1921, in Ringsted.

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Opal Elaine Mixell

She received her education in the Seneca Schools.

In 1939, she was united in marriage to Robert John Mixell. After their marriage, the couple lived in Ringsted, Bird Island, Minn. and Minneapolis where she was employed at Leef Brothers Laundry. Robert passed away on Feb. 24, 1982. Elaine then moved to Estherville in 1985 and volunteered at Upper Des Moines in the Clothing Shop for over 20 years.

She attended Grandview Baptist Church in Estherville.

Left to cherish Elaine's memory are her three grandsons.

She has been preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Robert, and two brothers, Kenneth and Roger. Online condolences may be sent to



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