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Ryan Mitchell, 30, Waupun

November 23, 2017 GMT

Ryan J. “Thumper” Mitchell, 30, Waupun, passed away unexpectedly Nov. 20, 2017.

Ryan was born March 15, 1987, in Waupun, the son of Johny “Auggie” Essers and Sue Mitchell Metz. Ryan graduated from Union Grove High School in 2005. After high school he became an over-the-road truck driver and recently became a local truck driver to spend more time with his daughter. Ryan was a very loving and caring person. He donated his time and money to local projects and enjoyed raising money for children in need. He was very involved in the trucking industry and was an avid drawer.

Ryan is survived by his daughter, Cyanne Rae Mitchell of Waupun; his mother, Sue (Steve) Metz of Waupun; his father, Auggie (Leslie) Essers of Union Grove; one sister, Mariah K. Mitchell of Waupun; two brothers, Brydan R. Mitchell of Waupun and Logan K. Essers of Union Grove; maternal grandparents, Wilma Mitchell of Waupun and Richard (Lorraine) Mitchell of Oakfield; Cyanne’s mother, Rae Radig of Oshkosh; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, Nov. 25, at 1 p.m. at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun, with the Rev. Jeff Nicla officiating. Friends and relatives may call on the family Saturday at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of service.

Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home of Waupun is serving the family. Visit wernerharmsenfuneralhome.com for more information and to send condolences.