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Mildred Chandler Austin
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Birth: Dec. 12, 1926
Franklin County
Idaho, USA
Death: Apr. 6, 1998
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

Mildred Chandler Austin, age 71, passed away peacefully at home in Salt Lake City, on April 6, 1998, following a brief illness.

Mildred was born December 12, 1926, in Preston, Idaho, the 10th of 12 children. She was the daughter of William J. and Mada Call Chandler. Mildred was raised in Idaho Falls and Pocatello, Idaho. She married Dean M. Austin in the Idaho Falls Temple, September 4, 1947. They raised their family in Washington, D.C., Pocatello, ID, Seattle, WA, Provo, UT, Van Nuys, CA, and Fieldbrook, CA. Mildred held many callings in the LDS Church, serving as Relief Society president, teaching Gospel Doctrine and Primary classes, directing ward and stake choirs, and playing the organ and piano. She graduated from BYU in 1969, then earned a Master's Degree in Church History from BYU in 1972. She wrote many articles, a book, and lectured in Education Week and Know Your Religion programs.Survivors include her husband, Dean M. Austin, four sons and three daughters, Kathryn (Eben) Visher, Orangevale, CA; Lawrence C. (Carol) Austin, Orem,UT; Marjorie (Stephen) Lamb, Pendleton, OR; Michael C. (Robin) Austin, Elk Ridge, UT; Mark C. (Anita) Austin, Bountiful, UT; Elizabeth (Stephen) Duford, Kailua, HI; Randall D. Austin, Alamo, TN; 32 grandchildren; two brothers and two sisters, Samuel C. (Ruth) Chandler, San Francisco, CA; Homer C. (Mary Helen) Chandler, Midvale, UT; Verna C. Harris, Citrus Heights, CA; Dove (Leland J.) Fife, Nampa, ID. Preceded in death by daughter, Marilyn Austin, parents, four brothers and three sisters.

Funeral services will be Saturday, April 11, 1998, 10 a.m., at the Northpoint Chapel, 1460 North Morton Drive (2000 West Salt Lake City), where friends may call on Friday, from 7 to 9 pm, and Saturday for one hour prior to the services. Interment: Salt lake City Cemetery, 200 North N Street. Funeral Directors: The Holbrook Mortuary.

April 9, 1998 in Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret News.
Family links: 
  William James Chandler (1885 - 1957)
  Mary Nancy Call Chandler (1887 - 1969)
  Randall Dean Austin (1960 - 2006)*
  Leah M Chandler Waldron (1909 - 1991)*
  Helen Chandler Harrison (1911 - 1992)*
  Verna Ruth Chandler Harris (1912 - 2005)*
  Wilson Call Chandler (1914 - 1990)*
  Lura Chandler (1917 - 1933)*
  Samuel Call Chandler (1919 - 2012)*
  Mildred Chandler Austin (1926 - 1998)
  Maxce Call Chandler (1928 - 1974)*
  Lewis Call Chandler (1934 - 1934)*
*Calculated relationship
Salt Lake City Cemetery
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
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Record added: Dec 18, 2012
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Mildred <i>Chandler</i> Austin
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