Obituary: Mildred Lord |

Obituary: Mildred Lord

Mildred Lord passed away at her home on April 6, 2012. Born on the prairie in Eastern South Dakota to Paul and Susie Lord. She attended Colorado State College of Education in Greely and graduated June 7, 1944, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education, she taught third grade for 31 years including one year in Germany where she traveled extensively throughout Europe. She also traveled to 48 of our United States. She was a retired Life Member of the California Teachers Association, and a member of the American Association of University Women.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Ellis Lord; sister, Lois Jackson; and niece, Judy Lester.

Mildred moved to Carson City in 2002 to be near her family. Survived by her sister-in-law, Maysie Lord; nephew, Deane Lord (JoAnn); niece, Paula Ganz of Denver, Colorado; three great nephews, six great nieces, six great-great nephews and four great-great nieces.

The family requests contributions in her honor to the American Association of University Women (AAUW), c/o Lillian Hack, 1765 Empire Ranch Rd., Carson City, NV 89701 or the Carson City Library, 900 N. Roop St., Carson City, NV 89702.