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Mildred Elfrieda Reeves Chew
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Birth: Dec. 15, 1917
Clarke County
Iowa, USA
Death: Apr. 7, 2012
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA

daughter of Harley Decatur Reeves and Edith Jane Coon Reeves

Mildred received her early education in Wyoming and later in the Grand River and Murray schools. She was united in marriage to Cecil Montelle Chew on March 8, 1936 at Murray, Iowa and two children, Beverly and Monty L. blessed this union.

Mildred worked alongside her husband on the family farm throughout her lifetime. She also worked for J.C. Penney in Osceola for a time.

She was a member of the Hopeville Ladies Aide; several neighborhood groups with whom she played cards and did various projects. Mildred was always willing to help someone with nearly anything, she loved reading, feeding the birds, cooking and baking as well as piecing quilts, embroidering and gardening.

Those relatives who preceded Mildred in death were her parents; step-mother, Sylvia Metts Reeves, husband, Cecil Montelle Chew, sisters, Dorothy McCutchan and Maxine Reeves, brothers, Cecil Reeves, Harry Reeves, Ross Reeves, Jr. Reeves, Max Reeves and her great-grandson, Cecil Gaddy.

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  Cecil Montelle Chew (1915 - 2000)*
*Calculated relationship
married Mar 8 1936, our children Beverly Jo & Montelle Lewis
Murray Cemetery
Clarke County
Iowa, USA
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Record added: Jun 23, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20043678
Mildred Elfrieda <i>Reeves</i> Chew
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Mildred Elfrieda <i>Reeves</i> Chew
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Mildred and Montelle were always there for anyone that needed help of any kind. They were the best neighbors and friends anyone could ask for.
- Ann and David Johnson
 Added: Dec. 5, 2013

- Karen Brewer
 Added: Apr. 9, 2012

- Jeanne Gaumer
 Added: Apr. 9, 2012

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