Mildred R. Dietrich, 81, of Margaretville, died Monday, Dec. 29, 2008 at Bassett Hospital, Cooperstown.
She was born September 4, 1927 in Delhi, the daughter of Howard and Mabel (Brown) Samuels.
She married Earl A. Dietrich.
Mildred operated Mc-Alonen’s Restaurant for 10 years and also worked at the Margaretville Bakery. She was in family care for 34 years, taking care of residents at her home.
She enjoyed knitting, baking and taking care of her family.
Surviving are a daughter, Verna Dietrich; grandchildren, Tammy (Robert) Storey, Kimberly (Charles) Sviland, Earl (Christine) Dietrich and Michael (Stacey) Hill; great-grandchildren, Cassandra and Russell Storey, Brandi Balcom, Conner Hill, Bryce and Breanna Sviland and Jenna and Matthew Dietrich; two brothers, Roger (Fae) Brown, Delhi and Doug (Linda) Brown, Walton. Also surviving are nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Earl Dietrich, in September 1964, a daughter, Barbara Dietrich, in 1993 and a son, Henry Dietrich in 1995.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 2 at the Advent Christian Church, Margaretville with Rev. Harold Patterson officiating.
Burial will be in Sanford Cemetery, Margaretville at a later date.
Calling hours will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 1 at Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.
Donation in memory of Mildred R. Dietrich may be made to the Memorial Fund of the Advent Christian Church, Margaretville.
Arrangements are by Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.