SCHECHTER, MILDRED JULIA Mildred Julia Schechter passed away November 20, 2012 from old age. She was 96 years old. Mildred was born in Berwyn, Illinois. She kept the financial books for Chicago's Lawndale Biscuit Co. which was owned by her father. On a vacation trip, the family loved San Diego so well that the family located here. Mildred was an excellent cook and loved to dance with her husband at a club in Chula Vista as well as travel with him to places such as Hawaii and Alaska. Mildred was a parishioner and member of the Altar Society at Our Lady of Sacred Heart. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Lorence Schechter and her daughter Carol Backus. She is survived by a daughter, Sharron Burns, five grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren. Rosary will be held at Goodbody Mortuary on El Cajon Blvd. at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, November 28th, and a funeral mass on Thursday, Nov. 29th, at 11:30 a.m. at Ascension Parish.