Mildred V. Mitchell

Mildred V. Mitchell, 94, Duncansville, died Saturday at her residence. She was born in Carson Valley, daughter of Russell W. and Sadie (Wilt) Rhine. She married Charles W. Mitchell on Oct. 25, 1938, in Rockville, Md. He preceded her in death on Dec. 3, 1974, after having shared 36 years of marriage.

Surviving are a daughter, Shirley A. Burk and husband, Joseph, of San Angelo, Texas; two sons: C. David of Fairless Hills and John F. of Duncansville; nine grandchildren; a number of great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Genevieve Pross and Lucille Bowers, both of Altoona.

She was preceded in death by an infant son, James O., in March 1947; a brother, Merton W.; and three sisters: Violet Laird, Madeline Lockard and Anna Trenger.

Mildred was a member of Carson Valley Church of the Brethren.

Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg. A funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, at the funeral home by Pastor Kathy Colebank. Interment will be at Carson Valley Cemetery.