Mitchell “Mitch” Palander was born on June 16, 1962 at Kadoka, SD to Curtis and Carol (Walker) Palander. He grew up and attended school at Murdo. He resided in Wyoming and Nevada before moving to Mitchell in 2000. He was employed at Toshiba America Inc. in Mitchell. He was an avid golfer, hunter, enjoyed watching Nascar and was a Packers football fan.
He is survived by his son, Curtis Palander of Casper, WY; two sisters: Melissa Sherwood and husband, Terry of Black Hawk and Denise Niehoff and husband, Brent of Mitchell; five nieces: Megan Koster, Amanda Sherwood, Ashley Niehoff, Lacey Niehoff and Bailey Sherwood; two nephews: Justin Sherwood and Kaleb Niehoff; three great nieces and two great nephews and several aunts and uncles.
He was preceded in death by his parents.