MILDRED MARINE HENDERSON RUSH

MILDRED MARINE RUSH, 91, OF KELLERTON, IOWA, DIED SUNDAY, JANUARY 20, 2008, AT MERCY MEDICAL CENTER WITH ALL OF HER FAMILY BY HER SIDE.

MILDRED WAS BORN DECEMBER 1, 1916 IN RINGGOLD COUNTY, IOWA TO NATHAN AND ANIS HENDERSON. SHE MARRIED LOREN RUSH, THE LOVE OF HER LIFE, ON JANUARY 16, 1935. MILDRED WAS A LIFELONG HOUSEWIFE AND HELPER TO HER HUSBAND ON THE FARM. SHE LOVED HAVING HER GRANDCHILDREN AND GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN SPEND TIME WITH HER. MILDRED WAS A MEMBER OF THE R.L.D.S. CHURCH IN MOUNT AYR.

SHE IS SURVIVED BY ONE SON, ROSCOE (SHERYOL) RUSH AND ONE DAUGHTER, MARY (DANNY) FERGUSON, ALL OF DES MOINES, IOWA; FOUR GRANDCHILDREN, NATALIE (BARRY) PHELPS, KENNETH (CHRIS) RUSH, DANEE FERGUSON AND DARIN (KATIE) FERGUSON; EIGHT GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN WHO ALL LOVED HER DEARLY AND LOVED PLAYING WITH HER CANE; SIBLINGS, DESSIE (BOB) LEE OF CASPER, WY.,  ART HENDERSON OF HOT SPRINGS, S.D., AND FRIEDA WEGNER OF VANCOUVER, WASHINGTON.

MILDRED WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER PARENTS; HER HUSBAND, LOREN; BROTHERS, KENNETH, ROSCOE, HARRY RUSSELL AND ROY HENDERSON; SISTERS, GLADYS GRITZ AND BERYL HEADLEY.

SHE WAS A LOVING WIFE, MOTHER, GRANDMA, GREAT-GRANDMA AND A  SPECIAL PERSON TO ALL WHO KNEW HER.

MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS MAY BE MADE TO THE TINGLEY MEAL SITE.

SERVICES WILL BE CONDUCTED AT WILSON-WATSON & ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME IN MOUNT AYR ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 2008 AT 11 A.M. WITH REV. EDWARD SHIELDS OFFICIATING. MUSICIANS WILL BE NANCY SACKETT AND KATHY SHIELDS.

CASKET BEARERS WILL BE KENNETH RUSH, DARIN FERGUSON, BARRY PHELPS, JUSTIN PHELPS, NICHOLAS PHELPS, ZACHARY PHELPS, CALEB RUSH AND JOSEPH VIVONE.

MILDRED WILL BE LAID TO REST IN THE ROSE HILL CEMETERY IN MOUNT AYR.

 

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