Mildred Friesen, 97, died Jan. 20, 2009, at Hillsboro.
Born Oct. 6, 1911, in Dorrance, she was the daughter of Andrew H. and Julia (Batthauer) Heinze.
She was a homemaker.
On Oct. 2, 1932, she married Herbert T. Friesen in Mingo. He died in 1996.
Survivors include two daughters, Carroll Stevens of Chimayo, N.M., and Donna Richert of Lane; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
A private family service is planned with Pastor Dave Plett officiating.
Memorial funds have been established with the Salvation Army or Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church.