Mildred M. Trede, 93
Feb. 28, 1923 — March 1, 2016
Mildred M. Trede of Grafton passed away peacefully on Tuesday March 1, 2016, at Seasons Hospice in Waukesha at the age of 93 years.
Mildred was born in Nokomis, Ill., on Feb. 28, 1923, to William and Meta (nee Oltmann) Swarbrick and married Rev. Dr. Eldred Trede on Aug. 20, 1944, in Nokomis, Ill. He preceded her in death.
Mildred taught at Glen Crest Junior High in Glen Ellyn, Ill., for 20 years. She was an accomplished artist, displaying her art in Sarasota, Fla., and the Grafton and Cedarburg area. She was a publisher of language arts textbooks for junior high students. She also was a member of Advent Lutheran Church in Cedarburg. She is survived by her children, Mark (Janice) Trede of Cedarburg, Donald (Susan) Trede of
Hampshire, Ill., Brian (Janice Hertz) Trede of Camano Island, Wash., and Susan (Michael) Malahy of Nashotah; and sister, Lillian Pinkston of Pekin, Ill. She was preceded in death by her brother, William.
She is further survived by nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, April 14, at 5:30 p.m. at Advent Lutheran Church, W63 N642 Washington Ave., Cedarburg. Family will receive friends at the church from 3:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Memorials to the Advent Lutheran Church Scholarship Fund appreciated.
For online condolences, please go to www.muellerfuneralhome.com. Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory of Grafton assisted the family with arrangements.