Mitchell L. Buxton, 62 of Austin, MN, died March 19, 2012 at Methodist Hospital, Rochester, MN.
Mitchell was born on February 2, 1950 in Austin, MN to David and Catherine (Swatosh) Buxton. He graduated from Austin High School. Mitchell married Martha Keefe on February 7, 1981 at the home of David and Catherine.
Mitchell has been entertaining people in the outdoor amusement business for over 40 years. A true showman, he was known throughout the United States as the Concessionaire Extraordinaire. Mitchell was always able to bring out smiles in people and had many good stories to tell. He was a great father, husband, son, brother and friend.
He was preceded in death by his brother Byron Buxton.
Mitchell is survived by his wife Martha Buxton, Austin, MN; son: Paul Geannakouri; daughter: Katy Buxton; parents: David and Catherine Buxton; brother: Tom Kevin Buxton; sisters: Pam Buxton, Debbie (Sorg) Buxton, Jodie Buxton, Kathyleen (Frey) Buxton; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, March 23rd at 1:00 PM at Clasen-Jordan Mortuary. Visitation will be for one hour before the service on Friday. A big come together will follow the service at Lansing Corners.
The family requests that people wear casual and colorful attire to the funeral.