OBITUARY: Cheryl Mitchell Warashina

WICHITA—Cheryl Mitchell Warashina, 63, died Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, at her home in Wichita.

She was born on April 3, 1957, in Newton, the daughter of Harley D. and Violet Creglow Mitchell. After graduating from Newton High School, Cheryl moved to Maine where she attended college.

She moved back to Newton and worked at Hesston Corp. as a secretary. While working there, she met Hironori “Jim” Warashina on July 9, 1982, in Wichita. They moved to Wichita where she was an administrative assistant since 1993 at the Bankers Bank of Kansas.

Cheryl is survived by her cousins, Dale Sump of Newton, Marcia Mitchell and Steve Mitchell of Maine.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband Jim on Nov. 17, 2009.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, at the Broadway Colonial Funeral Home in Newton. It is requested those attending follow proper social distancing and wear masks.

Interment will be in the Greenwood Cemetery.

The casket will be open from 1 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

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Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.