“Swamp People” Star Mitchell Guist Laid To Rest Today
Swamp People star Mitchell Guist who died on Monday was laid to rest today.
Guist also would have celebrated his birthday yesterday May 18th. Guist was working on his house boat Monday when he collapsed. The 911 call revealed that the were trying to save Guist to no avail. The autopsy revealed that Guist passed away from natural causes.
Here are the details about his funeral and what his brother Glenn vows to do for Mitchell.
The funeral for Guist was at the Ourso Funeral Home in Gonzales, Louisiana.
The funeral was held at noon Today at the same location.
As a tribute to his brother Glenn vows to finish a houseboat that Mitchell was building at the time of his death. Sources say Glenn, although doing better than expected around Mitchell’s death, is "broken up pretty bad."
The History Channel also released this statement about Mitchell's passing.
May 14, 2012: We are extremely saddened to report that our friend and beloved member of the Swamp People family, Mitchell Guist, passed away earlier today at age 47. Mitchell passed on the swamp, doing what he loved. We appreciate your respect for the Guist family’s privacy and hope you join us in sending our thoughts and prayers to his brother, Glenn, and the rest of the Guist family.