Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

Obituaries

June 12, 2013

Mildred Florence Henderson Erdmann

— Mildred Florence Henderson was born Nov. 21, 1920 to Harvey and Pauline (Gibbs) Henderson in Dupree, S.D. She was called to her eternal rest on Monday, June 10, 2013 at Heritage Oaks West Nursing Home in Corsicana.

The family moved to Groton, S.D. when she was just a child. She grew up in Groton and attended and graduated Groton Public School.

She was baptized and confirmed in the Presbyterian Church where she remained a member her entire life. She served on the Board of Deacons for several years.

Mildred and Marvin Erdmann were married Nov. 11, 1939 in Groton. Four children were born to this union: Paula, Russell, Holly and Marsha.

She worked as a nurse’s aide at St. Luke’s Hospital in Aberdeen, S.D. for 12 years. She also worked at Miller’s V Store and meat market, Juel Egg Company and at the Colonial Manor Nursing Home in Groton. Her most important job was raising her children and watching her grandchildren grow to become wonderful adults.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two daughters, Paula Breitkreutz and Holly Tolbert; one son, Russell Erdmann. She was also preceded in death by her two brothers, Ivan Henderson and Bud Henderson and one sister, Alvaretta Face.

She is survived by daughter, Marsha McAlister of Corsicana; granddaughters Tami (Steve) Ward of Omaha, Neb., Kalli Saland of Des Moines, Iowa; grandson, Jeffrey (Stephanie) Boyte of Irving; Great-granddaughters Dr. Shaina (John) Rogers of Hawaii, Samantha Saland of Tallahassee, Fla., Jenna (Matt) King of Miami, Carly Ward of Omaha, Neb.; great-grandson Jack Ward of Omaha; great-great-grandson Tyler King of Miami; and special friend and card-playing buddy Diana Reynolds of Richland.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 13, 2013 at Corley Funeral Home in Coriscana.

Funeral service will be held in Groton, S.D. with burial in Groton Union Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, if you desire to do so, please make donations to the Humane Society of Navarro County, P.O. Box 1734, Corsicana, TX 75151.

To sign the guest book for Mildred Erdmann visit www.corleyfuneralhome.com and click on the Mildred Erdmann obituary.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

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