Mildred L. (Alexander) Strain

MILDRED L. (ALEXANDER) STRAIN, age 98, of Modale, Iowa passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2009 at the Longview Care Center in Missouri Valley, Iowa. Mildred was born December 31, 1910 in Modale, Iowa to Pete and Nettie (Bruner) Alexander. She graduated from the Modale High School with the class of 1929 as the Valedictorian. She was married to Johnnie Wayne Strain on February 14, 1930 at Modale, Iowa. Mildred was a cook at the Modale School and retired as a Clerk with the Postal Department. Johnnie passed away in 1962. Mildred was a member of the Modale Methodist Church, Eastern Star and she enjoyed embroidery, reading, baking, fishing and watching baseball. Survivors include her son: Wayne Strain and wife Nina of Modale, Iowa; daughter: Doris Kirkpatrick of Modale, Iowa; brother: Don Alexander and wife Elva of California; grandchildren: Kim Patterson, John Strain, Julie Shelton, John Kirkpatrick; great-grandchildren: Zachary Bright, Brenton Bright, Paige Shelton, Blaire Shelton, Kaleigh Kirkpatrick and Caden Kirkpatrick. Mildred was preceded in death by her parents, husband Johnnie, sister Norma Lightell, brothers Joe and Clarence Alexander, son-in-law Richard Kirkpatrick. Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. with an Eastern Star service at 7:00 p.m. Sunday at the Hennessey-Aman Funeral Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa. The family would like to invite everyone to a time of lunch and fellowship at the United Methodist Church in Modale following the committal service. In Loving Memory Of MILDRED L. (ALEXANDER) STRAIN Born December 31, 1910 Modale, Iowa Entered Into Rest July 1, 2009 Missouri Valley, Iowa Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Monday, July 6, 2009 United Methodist Church Modale, Iowa