Burial will follow in Groton Union Cemetery, under the direction of Paetznick-Garness Funeral Chapel.
Visitation will be held at the church one hour prior to services on Monday.
Mildred was called to her eternal rest on June 10, 2013, at Heritage Oaks West Nursing Home in Corsicana.
Mildred Florence Henderson was born Nov. 21, 1920, to Harvey and Pauline (Gibbs) Henderson in Dupree, S.D. The family moved to Groton, S.D., when she was just a child. She grew up in Groton and attended and graduated from Groton Public School.
She was baptized and confirmed in the Presbyterian Church, where she remained a member her entire life. She served on the board of deacons for several years.
Mildred and Marvin Erdmann were married Nov. 11, 1939, in Groton. Four children were born to this union: Paula, Russell, Holly and Marsha. She worked as a nurse's aide at Avera St. Luke's Hospital in Aberdeen, S.D., for 12 years. She also worked at Miller's V Store and meat market, Juel Egg Company and at the Colonial Manor Nursing Home in Groton. Her most important job was raising her children and watching her grandchildren grow to become wonderful adults.
She is survived by daughter, Marsha McAlister, Corsicana, Texas; granddaughters Tami (Steve) Ward, Omaha, Neb.; and Kalli Saland, Des Moines, Iowa; grandson Jeffrey (Stephanie) Boyte, Irving, Texas; great-granddaughters: Dr. Shaina (John) Rogers, Hawaii; Samantha Saland, Tallahassee, Fla.; Jenna (Matt) King, Miami, Fla.; Carly Ward, Omaha, Neb.; great-grandson, Jack Ward, Omaha, Neb.; great-great-grandson, Tyler King, Miami, Fla.; special friend and card playing buddy, Diana Reynolds, Richland, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two daughters: Paula Breitkreutz and Holly Tolbert; and one son, Russell Erdmann. She was also preceded in death by her two brothers: Ivan Henderson and Bud Henderson; and one sister, Alvaretta Face.
Pallbearers include: Jeffrey Boyte, Mike Larsen, Austin Schuelke, Bill Schuelke, Steve Ward and Bob Wegner.
Honorary pallbearers are Kenneth Coppock, Alan Coker, Jim Hodge, Lowell Hudson, Larry McAlister, Don Parish and Jack Schmidt.
In lieu of flowers, if you desire to do so, please make donations to the Humane Society of Navarro County, P.O. Box 1734, Corsicana, TX 75151.