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Hefty, Mildred M.

Mildred M. Hefty, 98, of Black River Falls, WI, passed away Monday, August 28, 2017, at Pine View Care Center, Black River Falls, WI. She was born August 7, 1919 to Gilbert and Agnetha (Gilbertson) Lokken in Montana.

Mildred was raised in Montana, before her family moved to Eau Claire and then Fairchild, WI. She was united in marriage to Fred Hefty on May 31, 1941 in Humbird, WI, and together they farmed in the Humbird area.

Mildred enjoyed playing cards, fishing, baking, dancing, volunteering, and watching the Green Bay Packers and Milwaukee Brewers. She was involved in Leadership in 4-H, church, school, and senior citizens.

Mildred is survived by her children, Roy (Dorothy) Hefty of Hixton, WI, Marie (Ray) Howard of Apple Valley, MN, Duane Hefty of Alcoa, TN, and Diane (Gerald) Mancl of Wisconsin Rapids, WI; 8 grandchildren, Jeff, Teresa, Daniel, Susanne, Jason, Michael, Jennifer, and Dawn; 4 great grandchildren; Olivia, Laura, Elle, and Amanda; other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred; parents, Gilbert and Agnetha; brothers, Lawrence, Woodroff, Carl, Bert, and Crist.

A memorial service will be held Friday, September 1, 2017, 11:00 a.m., at the United Methodist Church, Black River Falls. Reverend Kathleen Jury will be officiating. Burial will follow at Rest Lawn Cemetery, Wisconsin Rapids, WI.

Family and friends are invited for visitation Friday, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. Memorial can be sent to the United Methodist Church.

Buswell Funeral Home of Black River Falls is assisting the family with arrangements.
Published in Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune from Sept. 23 to Sept. 27, 2017
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