Mildred Elizabeth Eisenach, 89, of Sterling, passed away Jan. 20, 2013, in Sterling. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at Chaney-Reager Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at Chaney-Reager Funeral Home. Interment will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens.
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Mildred was born July 21, 1923, in Sterling to Conrad and Anna Margaret (Reitzelstein) Schuppe. She graduated from high school in Sterling.
She worked as a clerk at Woolworth's Department Store and was a homemaker through the years.
On Jan. 26, 1947, she married Ralph Eugene Eisenach in Sterling.
Mildred was a member of Zion Congregational Church and a member of the Priscilla Circle. She enjoyed quilting, painting and various cragts. She also enjoyed sewing, baking and gardening.
She is survived by her son, Wayne Eisenach of Sterling; daughter, Annette Sandstead of LaPorte; brother, Harry Schuppe of Sterling; sister-in-law, Rachel Schuppe of Crook; brother-in-law, Gene Stumpf of Sterling; granddaughter, Ashley Moore and husband Aaron of LaPorte; and great-grandson, Aidan Moore of LaPorte.
Mildred was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Eisenach in October 2011; brothers, William, August, Alex, Albert Schuppe; and sisters, Mollie Miller, Frieda Staley, Mary Amen, Helen Hettinger and Lucille Stumpf.
Memorials may be made to Zion Congregational Church.
Published in Journal Advocate on Jan. 23, 2013