Mitchell Butler


On Saturday morning, October 4, 2008, Mitch was struck and killed by an automobile on his way to referee a youth soccer game.  Click here for more details from Andrew’s Blog.  

Local news stories:

Sad Spotlight on Soccer

Football Homecoming win

School District Donations

Click on Detroit

Redford Observer News

Redford Observer Sports

Photo Gallery from JV Soccer

Homecoming week photo at accident site


Kalamazoo Gazette

Morning Sun

Please leave comments for the families at the Funeral Home online Guest Book.


In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Mitchell Butler Memorial Fund at the Community Choice Credit Union.  Please see below for contact information.  There is currently no option for an on-line donation.


Funeral Home: Neely-Turowski

30200 5 Mile

Livonia, MI 48154

  1. (734)525-9020

Church:  Prince of Peace

New Market Road (Intersection of 12 Mile Rd)

Farmington Hills, MI

  1. (248)553-3380


Community Choice Credit Union

Mitchell Butler Memorial Fund

Attn: Molly Salvi, Personal Advisor

25447 5 Mile Rd

Redford, MI 48239

(877) 243-2528

We will keep this page updated as services are scheduled and as more information becomes available.

Doug, Amy, Andrew and Devin Butler

26064 Dow

Redford, MI 48239-3212

The Federspiel and Butler Families wish to thank all of their friends from each of their respective communities who have turned out in such an outstanding show of faith, support, love and compassion.

Per Mitch’s wishes he is a

Gift of Life Donor.

Family and Friends Information