Mildred Pfeiffer, 90

Mildred Clara Pfeiffer, 90, Wabash, died at 1:30 p.m. Friday, July 12, 2013 at her home.  She was born Jan. 13, 1923 in Lawrenceville, Ill. to Granville and Fannie (Kimball) Bennett.

Mildred married Jerry Pfeiffer in Marion, on Nov. 23, 1958. He died Feb. 1, 1977.  She was a homemaker and worked for the Wabash Big Brothers/Big Sisters from 1993-2000 and two years at Magna Tek in Huntington.  Mildred enjoyed working crossword puzzles and reading.  She lived in Marion 35 years, lived in California nine years, and then in Wabash since 1983.

She is survived by three children, Dale Estell, St. Peters, Miss., Anthony Pfeiffer and Sandra Olinger, both of Wabash; three step children, Dennis Pfeiffer, Independence, Miss., John (Dee) Pfeiffer, Bunker Hill, and Cynthia Whitehead, Independence, Miss.; 25 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren, and several great great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by a sister, Charlotte Piret and two-step sons, Harvey Pfeiffer and Jerry Pfeiffer.

Funeral services will be held at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave. Wabash on Thursday, July 18, at 2 p.m.  Burial will be in LaFontaine Cemetery.  Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made to the family of Mildred Pfeiffer.

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Posted on 2013 Jul 17