Contributed by Deborah Peterson
MILDRED OLGA SPATES joined her beloved husband, Everett; sons, Lawrence and Raymond, on Monday, December 29, 2003. She was born in Teague, Texas on August 29, 1911 to Otto and Emma Roesler. Mildred was baptized in the Lutheran faith on June19, 1921 and has been a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church for 76 years. She lived on the same street in Sunset Heights for 84 years.
She's survived by her daughter, Lee Floeck/husband, Charles/son, Charles Spates/wife, Barbara; grandchildren, Sherrill, Christine, Paula, Michelle, Karen, Laura, Warren, Ryan, Diane, Darren, Myleesa and their families with 15 great-grandchildren; sister, Bernice Kupec/brother, Mickey Roesler/wife, Evelyn; numerous nieces/nephews/caregiver, Mary Hall.
Visitation with the family will be held Thursday evening, January 1, 2004, 6:00-8:00 p.m., at Pat H. Foley Funeral Home.
Services will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 305 15th Street, on Friday, January 2, 2004 at 10:00 a.m. followed by interment at Resthaven Cemetery.