Mildred Irene Smith
November 09, 1919 ‒ June 03, 2018
MANSFIELD: Mildred Irene Smith, 98, of Mansfield, passed away Sunday, June 3, 2018 at home following a brief illness.
The daughter of Bun and Martha (Sherrow) Boner, Mildred was born in Fredericktown November 9, 1919 and attended Butler High School.
As a young lady, Mildred hung wallpaper and painted. She later worked at the Richland County Court House where she retired from the cleaning department.
She was a lifetime member of the VFW #9943 and was a former member of the Ontario Senior Citizens. The oldest member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Mildred was a St. Mark’s quilter. She enjoyed working on jigsaw and crossword puzzles. Mildred loved to fish, even in her mid 90’s, she’d drive to Lake Erie for a day of fishing.
She is survived by her son Charles Smith of Mansfield; 15 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; brother John F. Boner; daughter-in-law Charlotte Smith; son-in-law Richard Townsend; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.
She was preceded in death by her husband Frederick Smith; son Louis Smith and daughter Mary Townsend; siblings Walter Boner, Ila M. Jewett, and William Boner.
Her family will receive friends Thursday, June 7, 2018 from 12 pm – 2 pm in the Marion Avenue Snyder Funeral Home where funeral services will begin at 2 pm. Burial will follow in Ankenytown Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Richland County Humane Society may be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences to the family may be made by visiting:SnyderFuneralHomes.com
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