Funeral services for Mitchell Wakefield will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 5, 2018 at First Lutheran Church in Albert Lea. Rev. Sean Forde will officiate. Interment will be at Freeborn Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service at the church.
Mitchell died Thursday, March 29, 2018 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester.
Mitchell John Wakefield “Big Guy” was born January 20, 1962 in Albert Lea, MN to Sharon & Clyde Wakefield. Mitchell was confirmed and a member of the Congregational Church of Freeborn where he was a Deacon. Mitchell was a member of Freeborn 4H club where he showed cattle and sheep from 3rd grade to his senior year.
In his younger years Mitchell enjoyed hunting and fishing and he was an avid reader all his life! He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, telling jokes; watching mystery movies and western movies. He had an extensive model farm toy collection! He loved everything western and lived the best cowboy life he could!
Mitchell is survived by his mother, Sharon of Albert Lea; brothers, Lance (Sherrie) Wakefield of Pemberton, Vince (Kristine) Wakefield of Albert Lea, Tracy (Mark) Lamey of Anchorage, Alaska; nieces and nephews, Caitlyn, Kylie and Carter Wakefield of Pemberton, Alexander and Isaac Wakefield of Albert Lea, Christopher, Remington and Gabriel Lamey, of Anchorage and Mikhayla (Andy) Nguyen of South Korea; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Mitchell was preceded in death by his father, Clyde Wakefield and grandparents, John & Margaret Osheim and Merle and Ardis Wakefield.