Mildred Geraldine Hendrix


June 10, 1922 - May 31, 2014


     Mildred Geraldine Hendrix was born June 10, 1922 near Fedora to Bill and Ella (Garness) Ischen. She attended country schools by Fedora and Artesian and graduated from Artesian High School in 1941. She attended Comptometer School in St. Paul, MN. She worked for the Great Northern Railroad in St. Paul for four years. On December 16, 1945 she married Robert Hendrix who was on leave from the Navy.  She returned with Robert to Norfolk, VA until his discharge in October of 1947. In January 1949 they purchased their farm north of Artesian.  Mildred worked for the Artesian School District for 12 years, was the Sanborn County Auditor for 13 years and retired in 1983. She was the treasurer of the Sanborn County Chapter of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans for several years and treasurer of the Mount Pleasant Cemetery Association for 15 years.

     She is survived by her husband, Robert, son, Gary (Patricia) Hendrix, four grandsons: Wiley Hendrix, Cody (Nikki) Hendrix, Kaler, (Lindsey) Hendrix, Weston (Amy) Hendrix, one great-grandson, Colton, four step-grandsons: Randy (Dawn) Sibson, Brian (Laura) Sibson, Kevin (Jessica) Sibson and Patrick Sibson, six great step-grandchildren and three great-great step-grandchildren, two sisters: Donna Uhre and Joyce (Clell) Scott, brother, Bill (Sheryl) Ischen and brother-in-law, Norval Mathis.

     She was preceded in death by her son, Daryl, one sister, Delores Mathis, two brothers-in-law: Marvin Uhre and Ted Grassel and a niece, Jody Forbes.


Tuesday, June 3, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota


Wednesday, June 4, 2014
10:30 AM
First Lutheran Church
Artesian, South Dakota


Mount Pleasant Cemetery
Artesian, South Dakota

Posted by Devona Simonson on June 4, 2014
I have known Mildred for years and always thought her the greatest, good memories of her and Bob.
Posted by John and Arlene Kelly on June 4, 2014
Our deepest sympathy to all of you. Mildred was a wonderful person who always had a smile for everyone. Peace to all of you in your sorrow.
Posted by Dave and Lois Swenson on June 3, 2014
Our sympathies to the family of Mildred.
Posted by Marc Olson on June 3, 2014
My sympathy to you and your family. A lot of memories working with you two as sextants.
God Bless
Posted by Rod and Dawn Campbell on June 2, 2014
Our sympathy in your loss. Mildred always made us welcome and cherished her family.
God bless her memory.
Posted by Sharon Hvam on June 1, 2014
My memories of Mildred are her smile, laugh and friendliness. I'm sure you also have many fond memories to comfort you in the days ahead.
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