In Memory of Mitchell Averbeck

Gathering of family and Friends

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Saturday October 20, 2018
O'Connell-Benedict Funeral Home of Prescott
1339 Orrin Road
Prescott WI, 54021

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Mitchell T. Averbeck, age 23 of Prescott WI, died suddenly and unexpectedly on Friday, October 12, 2018. Mitchell was born June 16, 1995 in Hastings MN to parents Thomas and Alice (Sammann) Averbeck. Mitchell attended schools in Prescott, and graduated from Prescott High School with the Class of 2014. Mitchell furthered his education and was an Honor Grad at WITC, earning his Associates degree as a Machinist. Mitchell was a skilled Machinist who worked with the Henkel Corp in Prescott.

Outside of work, Mitchell could be found outdoors. Whether hunting and fishing, snowmobiling, riding his motorcycle, or driving his Jeep, Mitchell loved spending time outdoors. He also enjoyed playing baseball, operating radio-controlled aircraft, and cutting wood and helping out around the family farm in Alma. Mitchell lived his life showing kindness to others, and had a special place in his heart for spending time with family. He will be missed by many.

Mitchell is survived by his parents, Tom and Allie Averbeck; his sister, Alexia; his grandmothers, Joan Averbeck and Ruth Grulkowski; as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Robert Averbeck and Dean Sammann.

Mitchell’s life will be celebrated with a Gathering of Family and Friends on Saturday, October 20th from 4:00-7:00pm at the O’Connell-Benedict Funeral, Home, 1339 Orrin Road in Prescott WI. A private family burial will be held. In lieu of plants and flowers, memorials may be directed to the discretion of the family. Services have been entrusted to the O’Connell-Benedict Family Funeral Home of Prescott WI. 715-262-5404

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  • Mitchell,

    You had the kindest heart, and a beautiful soul. It’s deeply saddening to think I won’t see you around anymore. I wish peace to your family during this difficult time, and I hope you are in a place of peace and happiness. You will be remembered in our class and in Prescott.


  • Mitchell I will write as though I’m speaking to you directly. You were a gentle soul which I had the pleasure of meeting. You impressed me as a person with a very kind heart and I always enjoyed seeing you if only in brief passing at work. Your presence impressed me because it was beautiful. I’m deeply saddened to hear about your sudden departure and extend my deepest condolences to all your friends, family and loved one’s. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    Henkel Employee

  • Mitchell, you were easily the nicest person I have ever met. Going to school with you from elementary, middle, and high school was great. You were always so kind to anyone you met. I will always remember the times we all shared in shop and mechanics classes in high school. I hope you are able to find happiness. Class of 2014 will never forget you. Till next time man.

  • I am so very sorry for your families loss. I didn’t know you Mitchell, but I knew your mom and my son is your age. I cannot imagine, prayers to you. Your family will miss you until they are able to be with you again. My heart goes out to all of you. May God keep you and comfort you in this trying time.