Mildred R. Mustion, age 96, of Minden, formerly of McCook, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019 at Bethany Home in Minden surrounded by her family.
Mildred was born March 17, 1923 in Avoca to parents N.F. and Edith L. (Nutter) Horn. She was one of four children born to the union.
The family later relocated to McCook where Mildred attended school, graduating from McCook High School with the Class of 1941. She then went on to attend McCook Community College where she obtained her teaching certificate. She taught school for six years north of Indianola.
On June 8, 1947, Mildred married the love of her life, Roy Cecil Mustion in McCook. The couple made their home in Indianola until 1963 when they moved to the McCook community. They were the proud parents of four children: Richard, Margaret, Jean and Barbara.
Mildred and Roy were founding members of McCook Christian Church where Mildred enjoyed teaching Sunday School, leading women’s Bible study and assisting with women’s ministry. They were also members of the Good Sam Camping Club.
Those left to celebrate her life include her husband of 72 years, Roy Mustion of Minden; son, Richard Mustion of Hershey; daughters, Margaret (Neal) Hauxwell of McCook, Jean (Richard) Hester and Barbara (Brian) Petersen all of Minden; 18 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; seven great-great- grandchildren; and a host of other extended family members and close friends.
Mildred was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Bryon, Louis and Melvin; granddaughter, Angelica Petersen; and daughter-in- law, Linda Mustion.
Funeral services were held Sept. 5 at McCook Christian Church in McCook with Pastor Clark Bates, officiating.
A Graveside Service was held also on Sept. 5 at the Minden Cemetery in Minden.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the McCook Christian Church, 507 West B St, McCook, NE 69001 or the Minden Evangelical Free Church, 1310 West 1st St, Minden, NE 68959.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook was entrusted with the arrangements. Please visit our website at www.carpenterbreland.com to sign the online guestbook for the family.