Facts and Events
||Mildred Isadora Shaefer
||1 Feb 1913
||16 Nov 1931
||Bethany MOto Edgar Wayne McLuen
||28 Feb 2006
||Stillwater, Washington, Minnesota, United States
||Stuart Cemetery, Stuart, Adair, Iowa, United States|Stuart Cemetery, Stuart, Iowa
A Life Remembered [funeral program]S1
Mildred McLuen, a twin daughter of Arthur and Sylvia Wolf Shaefer was born on February 1, 1913 near Adair, Iowa. She passed away at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Stillwater, Minnesota on February 28, 2006. She attended school at Grant Township before the family moved south of Stuart, where she completed her eighth grade. Then she attended high school in Stuart, graduating in 1930. At an early age she joined the United Methodist Church in Stuart. After graduation she worked in Stuart until she married Wayne McLuen in November of 1931. They farmed around Menlo and Stuart. Two daughter were born to this union, Wilma and Marilyn. Mildred lived most of her life near Stuart and was active in her community. She was treasurer of the school board near Menlo and Dale City Iowa for 15 years. She was a 4-H leader five years and served on several committees for Guthrie County. She also belonged to Glendon Ladies Club and Dale Community Club before she moved in the 1950’s to their farm in Adair County near Stuart. There she joined the Time Our Club and she was also a member of the Ladies U.M.W. of the Stuart Methodist Church and held several offices in there. She was also a member of the Columbia Rebekah Lodge and was a Past Noble Grand and Chief Matriarch. In 1990 she moved to Minnesota and lived with her daughter Wilma for four years. Following a hip fracture she lived at Croixdale residence home for three years and then moved to Good Samaritan Nursing home in Stillwater, where she resided until her passing. Mildred loved her grandchildren and attended their activities whenever possible. She is survived by her two daughters, her son-in-law and six grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her brother Everett (Betty), twin sister Mabel Ratliff and her husband Wayne, and a grandson, Wade Thompson.
Mildred with Mabel, Everett & Lena 1920
Mildred, Mabel & Arthur Shaefer, 1929
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