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Mildred Lorraine Guericke
Mildred Lorraine Guericke was born April 12, 1927 to Phillip and Anna Marie (Bietz) Konrad at Tripp, South Dakota. She was baptized and confirmed at St Paul’s Lutheran Church in Scotland, SD. Mildred attended Kaylor School District #12 through the eighth grade. At that time Mildred went to work full time on the family farm with her parents, four brothers and two sisters. Just like at every farm home, Mildred also did household chores.
Mildred married Ruben Guericke January 17, 1947 at St Paul Lutheran Church in Scotland, SD. They raised two children, Roger and Patricia. Mildred worked with her husband Ruben at the Kaylor Furniture Store. Mildred also worked for 14 years at the Kaylor Locker.
Mildred Guericke, age 93, of Springfield and formerly of Kaylor, passed away Monday, October 26, 2020 at the Menno-Olivet Care Center.
Mildred is survived by son Roger (Le Hong) Guericke of Las Cruces, New Mexico; daughter Patricia (Virgil) Munkvold of Viborg; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild; siblings Esther Kramer, Alice Suess, Melvin Konrad and Kenneth Konrad.
She was preceded in death by her parents Phillip and Anna Marie; husband Ruben in 1992; brothers Elmer and Clifford; 4 sisters-in-law; 3 brothers-in-law; and 3 nephews.
Very sorry for your loss.
Forrest Conrad Nov 6 2020 7:10 AM
Our deepest sympathy to you at this sad time. May the love of family and friends comfort you as you cherish the loving memories of Mildred. God 's blessings to each of you.
Marvin and Agnes Thum Nov 3 2020 11:16 PM
Sending prayers & healing words of comfort to Millie's family. I will miss her. She had a great sense of humor. I always enjoyed visiting with her whenever I passed through Scotland. She told me lots of family history stories.
Allyn Brosz Nov 2 2020 5:04 PM
My mother Adeline Merkwan was a good friend of Millie at the Springfield Assisted Living. Mom moved to SAL in Jan. 2020 and Millie helped her with many things and they were also lunch partners. Mom would have loved to been at the funeral but Covid would not allow it. She would like to write to Millie's two children to express her sympathy and also talk of the friendship she had with Millie. If there's any way I could make this happen for my mom, I would greatly appreciate it. I've included my email: email@example.com
Jean DeLange Nov 2 2020 5:57 AM
Oh Millie my friend! Im gonna miss you, I sure loved talking to you, hearing your stories and laughing about your story ditching school. Im so gonna miss your laugh. God Bless you my dear friend
Shannon Oct 31 2020 9:01 PM
So sorry for your loss-you are in my thoughts and prayers.
Cindy Grohs Oct 30 2020 4:49 AM
Very sorry for your loss.What a great gal,easy to talk to and very appreciative. She will be missed. Take care.
Tammy Lyn Houska Oct 29 2020 9:59 PM
Sorry for your loss. May God bless you during this time. Take care.
Mike Kelley Oct 29 2020 11:21 AM