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Mildred Saville, 96, of Grand Island,
formerly of North Dakota, died Wednesday,
January 20, 2010 at Wedgewood Care Center.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Christ Lutheran Church in Grand Island. The Reverend David Wietzke
Additional services will be Saturday, January 30, 2010
at 11:00 a.m. in the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Hazelton, North Dakota. Burial
will be in the Braddock Cemetery at Braddock, ND.
All Faiths Funeral Home is serving the family in Grand
Island. Meyers Funeral Home of Linton,
N.D., is in charge of arrangements in North Dakota.
Mrs. Saville was born November 14, 1913 near Grimes,
IA to Arthur and Estelle (Shively) Weiser.
Her husband Fred Saville preceded her in death in 1986.
Survivors of the immediate family are her children and
their spouses, Dale and Sandra Saville of Venezuela, Duane and Kay
Saville of Stockton, CA, Curtis and Marilyn Saville of Lexington,
NE, Karen and Ken Marohl of Grand Island, NE, Eileen and Rob Aipperspach
of Fargo, N.D. and brother, Robert Weiser of Hazelton, N.D..
Other survivors are five sisters-in-law, Jan Weiser and
Vernae Olmsted of Bismarck, N.D., Cora Weiser of Hazelton, N.D.,
Marvis Weiser of Fargo, N.D. and Doris Saville of Saline, MI; seventeen
grandchildren and twenty-nine great grandchildren and numerous nieces
In addition to her husband, her parents; one grandchild;
two great-grandchildren; and seven Weiser brothers, Russell, Wayne,
Virgil, Philip, Richard, Charles and Paul welcomed her into heaven.
In 1918 Mildred moved with her family to a farm near Hazelton, ND where
she graduated from High School then attended Valley City Teachers College for
two semesters. Mildred taught rural schools in the former Williamsport
District for four years before attending North
Dakota State University for two years majoring in Home
On Oct. 10, 1937 she was united in marriage to Fred R.
Saville at a home wedding. The couple had five children, Dale,
Duane, Curtis, Karen and Eileen. They made their home on the
Saville farm at Braddock, N.D. for the next 49 years. Mildred was
active in the community serving on the school board; being a 4-H
leader for 30 years; belonging to the Wild Rose Extension Club for
49 years. She was a faithful member of St.
Paul’s Lutheran Church in Hazelton. A retirement
move by the couple was made to Lexington, NE in
1976. In 1991 she moved to Grand Island to
be near family members where she was a member of Christ Lutheran Church.
Mildred enjoyed gardening, baking, sewing, crocheting,
reading, family history and doing crossword puzzles.
A memorial fund will be established in memory of Mildred.