Renay Sue Mitchell
April 17, 1945 - June 10, 2017
Long Beach, California
Renay Sue (Slaten) Mitchell was born April 17, 1945 to Raynelle (Rankin) and William Slaten in Long Beach, CA. At the age of 6 months, the family moved to Quincy, CA. Older brother Ran Slaten and Renay were best of friends. Renay was called “Susie Q” by her dad, and often known by the name “Rainy” to her classmates. Renay attended Quincy schools until her graduation from QHS in 1963. She was a member of the band, a cheerleader and an involved member of Quincy Rainbow Girls.
Shortly after graduating she met the love of her life, James (Jim) Mitchell. They married in 1965 and moved to Oroville, CA to start their life together. Their first child, Ken, was born the . . .