Mildred Theresa Kiefer, 89 of Perryville passed away at her home on Oct. 21, 2021.
She was born on Aug. 6, 1932, daughter of the late John and Myrtle (Schremp) Glaub.
Mildred and Troy S. Kiefer were united in marriage on December 8, 1950 in Piggot, Ark. He preceded her in death on June 20, 1999.
Mildred enjoyed sewing, gardening, quilting, dancing, crafts, and carpentry. She retired from the International Shoe Company, and was a former member of the Daughter of Isabella, Ladies of Charity, and former President of the VFW Auxiliary. She loved spending time with her friends and family.
She is survived by her sons Michael K. (Wilma) Kiefer, Troy J. (Anna) Kiefer, Kenneth A. (Karen) Kiefer, Daniel H. (Darlene) Kiefer; daughters Louise M. (Late Roy) Finger, Mary T. (Rick) Hoehn; half-brother Robert (Sherry) Glaub; half-sister Mary Lou Favier; son-in-law Bill J. Fischer; daughter-in-law Karen J. Kiefer; 25 Grandchildren; 39 Great-Grandchildren; and 5 Great-Great Grandchildren.
Preceded in death by her parents, husband Troy S. Kiefer; son Dwight D. “Buddy” Kiefer; daughter Kathy A. Fischer and Juanita Kiefer (Infant), son-in-law Roy E. Finger; infant grandsons Robert Finger, Dwight Kiefer Jr. and Nathan P. Kiefer; Brother Ralph “Bud” Glaub; Sisters Catherine Delaney Wood, Delores Majors Smith, Virginia Keller and Anna Oney, Half-Brothers Harold Joe Glaub, John Glaub, and Danny Glaub, Half-Sister Ruby Brown.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Monday, Oct.25, 2021 with parish prayers beginning 7 p.m. at Ford and Young Funeral Home in Perryville. Visitation will continue from 8- 9:30 am on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021 at the Funeral Home with the Rosary recited at 8:45 am.
Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct.26, 2021 at St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church in Perryville, MO. With Fr. Ben Melaku officiating.
Interment will take place in the Mount Hope Cemetery in Perryville.
In lieu of flowers donations are appreciated to the St. Vincent De Paul School or Legacy Hospice.
Ford and Young Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements
Online condolences may be made on www.fordandyoungfuneralhome.com