Mildred E. Hillerns was born July 10, 1917 at Mitchell, SD to Ray and Martha (Muller) Hillerns. She attended school in the Mitchell area and graduated from Mitchell High School. She was employed at Northwestern Bell Telephone Company and Mitchell Produce for several years and then farmed with her family. She was an avid gardener and enjoyed raising flowers. She was a lifetime member of Zion Lutheran Church.
She is survived by several cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Frieda Pickles.
A Memorial Fund has been established to the Zion Lutheran Church.