Berne I. Mitchell died unexpectedly from pneumonia in Helena, on July 17, 2012, at the age of 99. Visitation will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 22, at Michelotti-Sawyers Mortuary in Billings. Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, July 23, at Michelotti-Sawyers Mortuary. Military honors will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Memorials can be made to Central Christian Church or the Montana Rescue Mission.