One of 10 children, Lucille was born, August 9, 1923 in Nampa, to Joseph and Anna Janousek. She is preceded in death by her parents, 5 brothers, 3 sisters and one grandson.
She married V.O. Freeman January 16, 1938. She was widowed June 30, 1958. Lucille later married Clifford Mitchell December 16, 1960. They recently celebrated 51 years of marriage.
Lucille enjoyed bowling, ceramics, crocheting, card club with life-long friends. She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary and early jobs included driving school bus in Glenns Ferry and working as a cashier in the Merc. Volunteer activities included many years spent placing flowers for Memorial Day. She had an adventurous spirit, wicked sense of humor and loved to travel. Travel abroad included Europe and the Caribbean. More recently, she and Cliff spent time traveling to Jackpot, Nevada, a favorite destination. She is described as a good Mom, family/community historian and true Matriarch.
Lucille is survived by her husband, Clifford W. Mitchell, her brother Clarance Janousek, 2 sons Lawren and Wilton Freeman and daughter Marilyn Jackson as well as grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
A special thank you to the staff at Valley View Assisted Living, Guardian Hospice and the many friends and family members.