|Birth: ||May 2, 1923|
|Death: ||Jul. 28, 2008|
Mildred Lorene Aikins
CHANUTE -- Mildred Lorene Aikins, 85, of Chanute died Monday, July 28, 2008, at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center.
She was born on May 2, 1923, in rural Thayer to Earl D. and Edna (Hasty) Maxwell. She lived in rural Erie for 40 years before moving to Chanute. he spent her last nine years at Heritage Health Care Center.
She devoted her life to her family as a loving mother. She loved music, painting and reading.
She was married Russell "Dean" Aikins on June 28, 1939, in Altoona. He survives.
She was a homemaker.
Other survivors include two daughters, Alice Barnhart and Sharon Paillette; two sons, Russ Aikins and David Aikins; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; a brother, Lloyd Maxwell; and two sisters, Ilean Hedricks and Leona Wade.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her stepmother, Gertrude Maxwell; a grandson, Joe Barnhart; and two sisters, Juanita Marchant and Joyce Barks.
The service will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Penwell-Gabel Gibson Chapel in Chanute. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to the Rheumatoid Arthritis Foundation or to the charity of the donor's choice and may be left with the funeral home.
Memorial Park Cemetery
Created by: Alice Marie Schettler
Record added: Jul 29, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28603704
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