Mildred Mathern, 93

Mildred Mathern, 93 died on July 13, 2017, surrounded by loved ones. Born in Garwin, Iowa on May 18, 1924 to Edwin and Bertha Aldrich. She married the love of her life, Dale Franklin Mathern on June 17, 1947. They resided in Garwin until they sold Dale’s Tap and The Red Lathern Supper Club and moved to Mayer, Arizona. Mildred worked for the Mayer School District until she retired. She was a devoted Catholic, and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Mayer.

She is survived by Kathryn, Marshalltown, Mike (Betty) Garwin, Larry (Pattie) Garwin, Mark (Earleen) Mayer, Chris (Kim) Mayer, Beth Mayer, and son-in-law John Sanders Mayer, numerous grandchildren, great and great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held on September 9 at 1 p.m. at the Garwin Shelterhouse, with a gathering of friends and family, then graveside service and back to Shelterhouse. Mildred’s care has been entrusted to Ruffner-Wakelin Funeral Homes, http://www.ruffnerwakelin. com