Mildred Mitchell

Wednesday, August 11, 2004

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Mildred C. "Deed" Mitchell, 85, of Perryville died Monday, Aug. 9, 2004, at Perry County Nursing Home.

She was born Oct. 2, 1918, in Perryville, daughter of Andrew and Albertine Feltz Kiefer. She and Homer Mitchell were married July 27, 1946, in St. Louis. He died Feb. 21, 1994.

Mitchell was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and Daughters of Isabella.

Survivors include a daughter, Donna Long of Blue Springs, Mo.; a son, Ron Mitchell of Edwards, Colo.; a stepdaughter, Valeda Kaestner of Pinellas Park, Fla.; a brother, Lloyd Kiefer of Perryville; two grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by four brothers and a sister.

Friends may call at Miller Family Funeral Home from 5 to 9 p.m. today, and Thursday from 6:30 to 9:50 a.m. Parish prayers will be at 6 today. The rosary will be recited at 9 a.m. Thursday.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Vincent's Church, with the Rev. Kevin Fausz officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.