Jack Lovinger Mitchell, 93, of Polson, passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2023, at St Joseph Providence Assisted Care Center of natural causes. Jack was born on April 9, 1929, in Polson to Ray and Ruth (Lovinger) Mitchell.
Jack was raised in Polson and attended Polson public schools. After graduating from high school, Jack joined the United States Marine Corps and served in WW II and the Korean War. Jack was discharged in 1958 as a staff sergeant.
On December 30, 1950, Jack married Anna Lucille Roening in her parent’s home in Seattle Washington. They were married for 72 years.
After being discharged, the couple moved to Seattle where Jack attended the University of Washington to study business and accounting. Jack work at various jobs in the Seattle area after which he became a sales representative for Uniroyal Rubber Company. Jack retired in 2001 as the West Coast Reginal Sales Manager for the Tingley Rubber Company.
Following Jack’s retirement, he and Ann moved to Polson. He was an active member of many community organizations including the Masons, Shriners, Kiwanis, and American Legion and the Marine Corps League. He also served on the Board of Governors for the Spokane Shriners Children’s Hospital for 10 years.
Jack also enjoyed various outdoor activities including fishing, snow skiing, hiking in the Cascade Mountains, and scuba diving.
Jack is survived by his wife Ann, 2 sons Richard (Roxanne) and Darren (Wendi), 2 nieces, 3 nephews, 8 grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren. Jack was preceded in death by his daughter Cheri.