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Mildred V. Lundahl, 89, of Rockford died at 1:25 p.m. Monday, June 3, 2002 in P.A. Peterson Center for Health (Rockford, IL). She was born May 13, 1913, in Rockford to J. Arthur Lundahl and Florence Bloomquist Lundahl.
Mildred attended Rockford schools and graduated from Rockford Central High in 1930. She continued her education at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Pestalozzi University in Chicago, and received her master’s degree in education at Rockford College. She also spent an additional year studying in various colleges in Europe. Mildred taught in Rockford schools for 39 years.
She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, where she was baptized and confirmed; active in Rockford Woman’s Club; a member of delta Kappa Gamma Zeta chapter; and a volunteer at Swedish American Hospital. During 1946 and 1947, Mildred served as chaperone for the Rockford Peaches.
Survivors include two cousins, and longtime friend, Dottie Key, who assisted her in later years. She was predeceased by her parents and two brothers.
Memorial services were held Saturday, June 8, in Fred C. Olson Funeral Chapels Ltd., East Chapel, 1001 Second Ave., with the Rev. Dean Larsen of Trinity Lutheran Church officiating. Burial was in Arlington Memorial Park Cemetery.
Author: Rockford Register Star
Contributed By: Merrie Fidler
Copyright: Rockford Register Star, 6/6/2002