Mildred M Schlager
MILDRED M. SCHLAGER, 91, of Jackson passed away on Tuesday, February 03, 2009, at the Sanford Medical Center in Jackson. Funeral service will be on Friday, February 6, 2009 at 10:30 AM at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church with Reverend Doctor Martin Lucin officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Cemetery in Jackson.
Visitation will be on Thursday, 2-5-09, from 5 to 7 PM at the Osterberg Funeral Home in Jackson and on Friday – one hour prior to the service at the Church
MILDRED MARIE SCHLAGER was born on January 26, 1918 in Hamilton County, Iowa, the daughter of Harry and Sena (Peterson) Hanson. When she was 5, the family moved to Martin County and later Jackson County, where she completed her education. After her education, she worked for various neighbors. On November 26, 1936 in Jackson, she was united in marriage to Albin Schlager. After marriage, they owned a service station on old highway 16 for two years, then lived and worked for Lester Nyborg for 9 years before farming for 25 years in Enterprise Township. They then retired into Jackson in 1975. Mildred had also cleaned at the new Jackson hospital. Albin passed away on August 24, 2000. Mildred continued to make her home in Jackson. She passed away on Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at the Sanford Hospital in Jackson at the age of 91 years and 8 days.
Mildred was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Jackson, where she had helped in the kitchen. WESCAP was her lifeline to the world as she took it everywhere she went. She loved her flowers, both indoors and outdoors. She spent many hours nurturing her flowers.
Mildred is survived by her daughter, Janet Stade of Jackson, her son, Richard (Doris) Schlager of Jackson, 6 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
Mildred was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Albin and a brother, Vern Hanson.
Blessed be the memory of Mildred Marie Schlager.