|Birth: ||Aug. 4, 1916|
|Death: ||Oct. 4, 2010|
Mildred, 94, died Monday in Haslett, MI. Mildred was born to John and Viola (Avery) Henshaw in Eckford Township. She married Ward Allen on June 15, 1936 in Angola, Indiana.
Ward and Mildred were engaged in farming on F Drive South near Marshall, MI from 1944-1977. Mildred was also employed as a teacher at various rural, one room schoolhouses around Calhoun Co. for 20 years. Following retirement, Ward and Mildred lived in Florida for a period of time, and then moved north again, residing near Hudson, MI.
Mildred was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Ward; sister and brother-in-law, Ellen Murie and Norman Payne; and her son-in-law Harvey D. Teller. She is survived by her son, Richard J. (Margaret) Allen, Sr. of East Lansing, MI; daughter, Janice L. Teller of Litchfield, MI; two grandchildren, Tammy (Tony) Valdez of Clayton, MI, and Richard J. (Susan) Allen, Jr. of Adrian, MI; six great-grand children; and 6 great-great-grandchildren.
A memorial service celebrating Mildred's life was held at Hudson First United Methodist Church, Hudson, Michigan on Thursday, October 21, 2010.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hudson First United Methodist Church or to the Hospice of your choice.
The family is being served by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, East Lansing, Michigan.
John P Henshaw (1897 - 1969)
Viola Henshaw (1895 - 1979)
Ward Allen (1912 - 1999)
Prairie Home Cemetery
Created by: Theron & Helen Smith
Record added: Oct 06, 2010
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