Wednesday, August 9th, 2006
H. Mildred Klingel, 98, formerly of Madison Township, died Aug. 7, 2006, at Woodlands Nursing Care, Muncie, Ind.
She was born July 24, 1908, in Salamonia, Ind., to Russell and Addie Bartling Messner. On Oct. 16, 1932, she married Herman "Cap" Klingel, who died Aug. 13, 1993.
Surviving are two sons, Charles R. (Glenna), Muncie, and Don W. (Peggy), Rushville, Ind.; a daughter, Susan (Michael) Klingel-Dowd, Muncie; nine grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
She had worked at G.C. Murphy Dime Store, Jacks Surplus City and Jay Garment, all of Portland, Ind. She was a member of St. James Lutheran Church, Salamonia, and a 1926 graduate of Madison Township High School.
Services are 1 p.m. Friday at the Portland Chapel of the Williamson and Spencer Funeral Home, Portland, the Rev. Doug Meyer officiating. Burial will follow at Salamonia Cemetery.
Calling is 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home chapel.
Contributions can be made to the church.