Mildred M. Crocker, age 89 of Mt. Union, died Monday July 22, 2013 at Henry County Health Center. The daughter of Arthur and Grace (Connop) Conard, she was born May 30, 1924 at Burlington. On December 31, 1944 she married Ronald Crocker at Mt. Union. She was a graduate of the New London High School, class of 1942, attended Iowa State and went to Burlington School of Nursing. She farmed with her husband and was a homemaker. She was a member of the Mt. Union United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday School and was active in church related organizations. She was a 4-H leader and was a member of T.T.T. for 58 years. She enjoyed gardening, horseback riding and her family.
Survivors include her husband Ronald of Mt. Union; three daughters, Barbara and Ed Vosnek of Shueyville; Linda and Gary Jones of Winfield; Cheryl Stagner of Mt. Union; 12 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren; one sister Marjorie Parsons of New London; nieces and nephews;
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother and one sister.
The funeral service will be Friday July 26, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at the Mt. Union United Methodist Church, with Rev. Randy Moser and Rev. Beth Briggs officiating. Interment will follow at the Trinity Cemetery. Friends may call on Thursday from 2-7:00 p.m. at the Honts Funeral Home in Winfield, where the family will meet with friends from 5-7:00 p.m. Memorials have been established for the Mt. Union Methodist Church, U of I Childrens Hospital or the donor’s choice.