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Sylvia Jane Mitchell Britt

Female 1913 - 2001  (87 years)


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  • Name Sylvia Jane Mitchell Britt 
    Born 27 Jul 1913  Wamego, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 27 Jun 2001  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Rossville Cemetery, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2401  Rossville
    Last Modified 9 May 2018 

    Father George W Mitchell,   b. 6 Feb 1884, Fairbury, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1972, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Ethel Rosemary Lister Mitchell,   b. 6 Mar 1890, Willard, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1968, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 23 Jun 1906  Alma, Wabaunsee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Documents
    Anniversary- Mitchell, George and Ethel 1
    Anniversary- Mitchell, George and Ethel 1
    Mitchells observe 50th
    wedding anniversary
    Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Mitchell celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner held Sunday, July 1, at their home. The couple's eight children and their families were present for the occasion.

    Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell were married at Alma on June 23. Hi06, and have lived most of their married site in the Maple Hill and Rossville communities. Mr. Mitchell is a retired farmer. There are 26 grand children and six great grandchildren.

    Members of the family present for the dinner were: Mr. and Mrs. Glen Mitchell and family of Circleville. Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Polson of Holton, Mrs. Ruby Adams and daughter from Idaho. Mr. and Mrs. John Howe from Willard, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Clark from Topeka, Mr. and Mrs. Tom O’Donnell, Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Britt, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Nadeau and family, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Olejnik and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Mitchell and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Olejnik and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Olejnik, all from Rossville.
    Anniversary- Mitchell, George and Ethel 2
    Anniversary- Mitchell, George and Ethel 2
    GEORGE MITCHELLS HONORED
    ON 54th WEDDING ANNIVERSARY
    Mr. and Mrs. George Mitchell were honored guests at a dinner Sunday in celebration of their 54th wedding anniversary.

    The dinner was given at the home of Mrs. Roxie Nadeau. Others present were Mr. and Mrs. Tom 0 Donald, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Mitchell, Darryl, Diana, Debbie, and Darwin, Mrs. Ivan Britt, Mrs. Allan Rose, Stevie and Randy, Mrs. Bill Oleinik, Lila and Bobby, all of Rossville; Mr. and Mrs. Glen Mitchell, Loren and David of Circleville, Mrs. Wayne Clark, Phil and Douglas, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Mitchell, Rhonda and Brenda, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Mitchell and Mike, Mrs. Jerry Lister, all of Topeka; Miss Jean Nadeau, Misses Salley and Susan Nadeau, Mike, David and Dennis Nadeau.
    Family ID F334  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ivan Lysle Britt,   b. 13 Apr 1905, Nemaha County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1986, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 30 Dec 1930  Atchison, Atchison County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Dolores Britt Rose
    Documents
    Anniversary- Britt, Ivan and Sylvia 1
    Anniversary- Britt, Ivan and Sylvia 1
    Britts to celebrate 50th anniversary

    Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Britt, Rossville, will be honored with a 50th wedding anniversary reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, December 14, at the Rossville Community Center. Friends and relatives are invited to attend.

    Hosts will be the couple's daughter and son-in-law, Allen and Dolores Rose, along with their grandchildren and families, Steve and Sharon Rose, Randy and Shari Rose, Sandee Rose, and great-grandson, Brian Rose. Also assisting will be Mrs. Christina Olejnik, Rossville.

    Mr. and Mrs. Britt were married December 30, 1930, in Atchison, Ks. They lived in Kelly, Ks. several years before moving to Oregon. They have made their home in Rossville for the last 35 years. Mr. Britt is a retired carpenter.
    Anniversary- Britt, Ivan and Sylvia 2
    Anniversary- Britt, Ivan and Sylvia 2
    Mr. and Mrs. Britt

    The children and grandchildren of Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Britt, Rossville, will honor them with a 50th wedding anniversary reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, in the Rossville Community Center. Friends and relatives are invited to attend.

    Hosts will be Mr. and Mrs. Allen Rose, Mrs. And Mrs. Steve Rose, Mrs. And Mrs. Randy Rose and Sandee Rose, Mrs. Christina Olejnik will assist.

    Mr. and Mrs. Britt were married Dec. 30, 1930 in Atchison. They lived in Kelly for several years and then moved to Oregon. They have made their home in Rossville the last 35 years. They have one great-grandson. Mr. Britt is a retired carpenter.
    --1980

    Note: Photo of couple in the news clip
    Last Modified 22 Nov 2017 15:22:46 
    Family ID F626  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Obituary- Britt, Sylvia 1
    Obituary- Britt, Sylvia 1
    Sylvia Jane Britt, 87, Rossville, died Wed., June 27, 2001 at a Topeka hospital. She was born July 27, 1913 at Wamego, daughter of George and Ethel Lister Mitchell.
    She lived in the Rossville community for many years. She had lived in Oregon, Washington, Colorado, and Nebraska. She worked at the school in Rossville as a cook and had also worked at the cherry canning factory in The Dalles, OR as a cherry pitter.
    She married Ivan Britt on Dec. 30, 1930 in Atchison. He died on Aug. 29, 1986. Survivors include a daughter, Dolores Rose, Rossville; four sisters, Velda O'Donnell, Paxico, Roxie Banta, Silver Lake, Ruby Adams, Portland, OR, Elvara Olejnik, Delia; a brother, Ted Mitchell, Maple Hill; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
    Her service was Sat. at 10 a.m. at Piper-Verschelden Funeral Home, St. Marys. Burial was in Rossville Cemetery, Rossville.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the Sylvia J. Britt Memorial FUnd to be designated at a later date and sent in care of the funeral home. Piper-Verschelden Funeral Home, St. Marys, was in charge of arrangements.
    Obituary- Britt, Sylvia 2
    Obituary- Britt, Sylvia 2
    Sylvia Britt
    ROSSVILLE — Sylvia Jane Britt, 87, Rossville, died Wednesday, June 27, 2001, at a Topeka hos¬pital.
    Mrs. Britt had been a cook for Rossville school and she was a cherry pitter in a cherry canning factory in Dalles, Ore.
    She was born July 27, 1913, in Wamego, the daughter of George and Ethel Lister Mitchell. She had lived in Oregon, Washington, Colorado and Nebraska before she returned to Rossville several years ago.
    She married Ivan Britt on Dec. 30, 1930, in Atchison. He died Aug. 29, 1986.
    Survivors include a daughter, Dolores Rose, Rossville; four sisters, Velda O’Donnell, Paxico, Roxie Banta, Silver Lake, Ruby Adams, Portland, Ore., and Elvara Olejnik, Delia; a brother, Ted Mitchell, Maple Hill; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great- grandchildren.
    Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Piper-Verschelden Funeral Home in St. Marys. Burial will be in Rossville Cemetery in Rossville. Mrs. Britt will lie in state from 2 to 7 p.m. Friday at Piper-Verschelden Funeral Home in St. Marys. Contributions may be made to the Sylvia J. Britt Memorial Fund to be designated later and sent in care of the funeral home.