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Mildred A. "Olberding" Meyer

Seneca, Kansas

03/07/1926 - 05/31/2020

Mildred Agnes Olberding Meyer, 94, of Seneca, went to her heavenly home, Sunday, May 31, 2020 at Nemaha Valley Community Hospital in Seneca, Kansas.

She was born March 7, 1926, in Seneca, Kansas, the daughter of George and Elizabeth (Wessel) Olberding.   She attended school at Diamond Country School near Seneca, KS through 8th grade and graduated from St. Peter and Paul High School in 1946.

She married Frank H. Meyer Jr.  on January 21, 1948 at Saints Peter and Paul church.   The couple celebrated 34 years of marriage before his death in 1982.   To this union were born 7 children, Gary (Nancy) Meyer, Roy (Sue) Meyer, Dan (Vicky) Meyer, Terry (Patricia) Meyer, Mark (Brenda) Meyer, Glen and Alan (Joan) Meyer.  In addition to her children, Mildred is survived by her 15 grandchildren, and 19 great grandchildren, and two sisters Edith (Leonard) Wassenburg and Irene (Melvin) Heinen.

Mildred enjoyed life as a homemaker raising seven boys.  After raising her family, she worked for the Knights of Columbus Club room and later for Country View Estates Care Home.   She enjoyed her grandchildren and was active in the early stages of their lives watching and caring for them as needed.  Then attending their activities, ceremonies, and celebrations as they grew up.  Mildred was a member of the Sacred Heart parish and Alter Society in Baileyville, Kansas.  She loved to stay busy with crocheting and gardening.  Mildred was a generous and loving person that always cared for others.

Mildred was preceded in death by her husband, Frank on August 16, 1982, a son Glen on August 26, 2016, her grandson Andrew Meyer on January 8, 2002, and a daughter-in-law Patricia Meyer on January 11, 2011. Her siblings, Robert Olberding and Raymond Olberding.

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Visitation

Mildred will lie in state on Tuesday for public viewing and to sign the book at the Lauer Funeral Home in Seneca; a rosary will be at 7 P.M. Tuesday evening at the Sacred heart church in Baileyville.

Mass of Christian Burial will be on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 10:30 A.M. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Baileyville.

If you can’t attend mass it will be livestreamed thru Facebook: Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Baileyville.

Memorials may be left in Mildred’s memory to be designated later sent in care of the family

Funeral Mass

Mildred will lie in state on Tuesday for public viewing and to sign the book at the Lauer Funeral Home in Seneca; a rosary will be at 7 P.M. Tuesday evening at the Sacred heart church in Baileyville.

Mass of Christian Burial will be on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 10:30 A.M. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Baileyville.

If you can’t attend mass it will be livestreamed thru Facebook: Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Baileyville.

Memorials may be left in Mildred’s memory to be designated later sent in care of the family

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17 Comments

  1. Carolyn L Bloom on June 1, 2020 at 10:29 am

    I am sorry to read of Mildred’s passing; prayers to all the family.

    • Connie and Nick on June 1, 2020 at 4:53 pm

      Meyer men and families so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Remember how great of a woman
      She was and enjoy the memories…

  2. Danny & Pat Deters on June 1, 2020 at 3:21 pm

    You have our deepest sympathy for your loss.

    Danny & Pat Deters

  3. Barbara Deters on June 1, 2020 at 4:02 pm

    I send you All my deepest sympathy. I have great memories of your Mom! I also have special memories of you boys! My prayers for you all LLP

  4. Jim and Arminda Feldkamp on June 1, 2020 at 7:05 pm

    Our deapest sympathy to Mildred’s family. I alwaya enjoyed looking at the flowers she grew in her garden. She inspired me to plant flowers in my garden as well. She was a hardworking lady. We will remember you in our thoughts and prayers.

  5. Erin Toby on June 1, 2020 at 11:46 pm

    Prayers and love to all the Meyer family, I used to love going to visit with Mildred and Glen growing up. I don’t think we could have had better neighbors.

  6. Susan Steinlage on June 2, 2020 at 8:34 am

    Our deepest sympathies to Mildred’s family.

    Tom & Susan (Kramer) Steinlage

  7. JOE & BETTY ALTENHOFEN on June 2, 2020 at 9:13 am

    SORRY TO HEAR OF THE LOSS OF YOUR MOTHER. OUR SYMPATHY TO ALL THE FAMILY.

  8. Janice Haverkamp. on June 2, 2020 at 9:34 am

    Sending my prayers and sympathy for the loss of your mother, grandmother and sister.

    • Karen and Gary Bradley on June 2, 2020 at 5:35 pm

      Dan and Vicky so sorry for the loss of your Mother. May God send his healing hand to all the family.

  9. Sandy Kochg on June 2, 2020 at 9:59 am

    So Sorry for your Loss, your mom was a great employee and Friend I will miss her.

  10. Lois Boehmer on June 2, 2020 at 10:45 am

    So very sorry for the loss of your dear mother. Thoughts and prayers for family. Sympathy sent.

  11. Jody and Lois Kuckelman on June 2, 2020 at 6:26 pm

    To all you family members, Jody and I want to extend our condolences on the loss of your mother Mildred. May she Rest In Peace.

  12. Judy and Bruce Larkin on June 2, 2020 at 6:28 pm

    Our prayers and thoughts are with you family.

  13. Charles and Sandra Stallbaumer on June 3, 2020 at 9:44 am

    We extend our deepest sympathy to Mildred’s family. May she Rest In Peace!!

  14. John and Theresa Sudbeck on June 3, 2020 at 10:29 am

    So sorry of your mother’s passing. She was a beautiful classy lady. I will always remember the good old days, as my mom served on the Altar Society with her. And also the fun our parents had in their card club. Thoughts and prayers are with you all. She will be missed.

  15. Matt Niehues on June 3, 2020 at 11:10 am

    My deepest sympathies go out to Mildred’s family.

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