Steven Mitschele 1947-2020

Monte “Steven” Mitschele, 72, of Holton, passed away Monday, March 23, 2020, at Topeka Center for Rehab and Health.

He was born Oct. 2, 1947, in Lawrence, the son of James William and Ruth I. (Shaw) Mitschele. 

Steve received his master’s degree in literature at The University of Kansas. He was a substitute teacher for USD 501 schools in Topeka and an educator at Kickapoo schools in Horton. 

He was a member of the First Church of Christ Scientist. He also enjoyed traveling to Europe. 

Survivors include his church family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Ruth Mitschele; and two infant brothers.

Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 6 at Holton Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Church of Christ Scientist, sent in care of Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 270, Holton, KS 66436. To leave a special message for the family, please visit


The Holton Recorder

109 W. Fourth St.
Holton, KS 66436
Phone: 785-364-3141

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